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    Write M for Misplaced and C for Correct

    ASSIGNMENT 2D.3

    1. Rita found it difficult to mount the horse wearing tight jeans. C

    2. Rita, wearing tight jeans, found it difficult to mount the horse. M

    3. I noticed a crack in the window walking into the delicatessen. M

    4. Walking into the delicatessen, I noticed a crack in the window. C

    5. A well – worn track shoe was found on the locker bench with holes in it. M

    6. A well – worn track shoe with holes in it was found on the locker bench. C

    7. I almost caught a hundred lightning bugs. M

    8. I caught almost a hundred lightning bugs. C

    9. In a second hand store, Willie found a television set that had been stolen from me last month. M

    10. Willie found a television set in a second hand store that had been stolen from me last month. C

    11. Willie found, in a second hand store, a television set that had been stolen from me last month. M

    12. There were four cars parked outside the café with Minnesota licence plates. M

    13. There were four cars with Minnesota licence plates parked outside the café. C

    14. The president was quoted on the NBC evening News as saying that the recession was about to end. C

    15. The president was quoted as saying that the recession was about to end on the NBC Evening News. M

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    Re: Write M for Misplaced and C for Correct

    1. Rita found it difficult to mount the horse wearing tight jeans. C

    2. Rita, wearing tight jeans, found it difficult to mount the horse. M
    No, Rita wore the jeans, not the horse.

    3. I noticed a crack in the window walking into the delicatessen. M

    4. Walking into the delicatessen, I noticed a crack in the window. C
    Okay

    5. A well – worn track shoe was found on the locker bench with holes in it. M

    6. A well – worn track shoe with holes in it was found on the locker bench. C
    Okay

    7. I almost caught a hundred lightning bugs. M

    8. I caught almost a hundred lightning bugs. C
    Okay

    9. In a second hand store, Willie found a television set that had been stolen from me last month. M

    10. Willie found a television set in a second hand store that had been stolen from me last month. C
    No, the TV was stolen, not the store.

    11. Willie found, in a second hand store, a television set that had been stolen from me last month. M
    Okay, but awkward.

    12. There were four cars parked outside the café with Minnesota licence plates. M

    13. There were four cars with Minnesota licence plates parked outside the café. C
    Okay

    14. The president was quoted on the NBC evening News as saying that the recession was about to end. C

    15. The president was quoted as saying that the recession was about to end on the NBC Evening News. M
    Okay

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