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  1. Unregistered
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    dangling modifier

    can anybody help me im having trouble fixing this sentence. I can't touch anything before the comma


    Walking to Schnuck's last night, a dollar was found.

  2. kfredson's Avatar

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    Re: dangling modifier

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    can anybody help me im having trouble fixing this sentence. I can't touch anything before the comma


    Walking to Schnuck's last night, a dollar was found.
    Walking to Schnuck's last night, I (he/she/it) found a dollar. To avoid confusion you should put the subject there to make it clear just what "walking" is modifying.

  3. Eric Davis's Avatar

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    Re: dangling modifier

    The participle phrase modifies the subject
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