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    zulie14 Guest

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    doing an assignment, need explanation of errors, ingrammatical terms. following is a list of signs spotted in various parts of the world. a) At a Budapest zoo PLEASE DO NOT FEED THE ANIMALS IF YOU HAVE ANY SUITABLE FOOD,GIVE IT TO THE GUARD ON DUTY.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    The error here is that the food could be interpreted as being suitable for the guard not the animal.

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    thank you for your reply Tdol. i know what the error is but i need to know what the grammar error is called.

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    Sorry, I suppose it's a dangling modifier.

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