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    The position of a modifying prepositional phrase

    I would like answering these questions.

    Revise the sentences to correct undesirable separation of related parts.

    1. Candy bakes date muffins just for her friends with pecans in them.

    2.At the picnic Gertude served sundaes to hungry guests in paper cups.


    thank you

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    Re: The position of a modifying prepositional phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by the killer View Post
    I would like answering these questions.

    Revise the sentences to correct undesirable separation of related parts.

    1. Candy bakes date muffins just for her friends with pecans in them.

    2.At the picnic Gertude served sundaes to hungry guests in paper cups.


    thank you
    You try first.


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    Re: The position of a modifying prepositional phrase

    candy bakes date muffins just for her friends with pecans in them
    => candy baked date muffins ,with pecans in them, just for her friends.
    At the picnic Gertude served sundaes to hungry guests in paper cups.
    => at the picnic Gertrude served sundaes, in paper cups, to hungry guests.

    a modifying prepositional phrase is always put as close as possible to the word it has to clarify.

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    Re: The position of a modifying prepositional phrase

    Quote Originally Posted by meee View Post
    candy bakes date muffins just for her friends with pecans in them
    => candy baked date muffins ,with pecans in them, just for her friends.
    At the picnic Gertude served sundaes to hungry guests in paper cups.
    => at the picnic Gertrude served sundaes, in paper cups, to hungry guests.

    a modifying prepositional phrase is always put as close as possible to the word it has to clarify.
    Correct, but the commas aren't necessary.

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    Re: The position of a modifying prepositional phrase

    thank for your helping.

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