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    S-swag is offline Newbie
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    Dangling Modifiers?

    Hello,
    There's a sentence,
    "Determined never to come back before he could make a big fortune,he left home without saying a word."
    and I want to know whether it uses Dangling Modifiers or not.
    Could you answer my question and tell me the reason?
    Thank you so much!
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    Re: Dangling Modifiers?

    Welcome to the forum, S-swag.

    Quote Originally Posted by S-swag View Post
    Hello.

    In this sentence:

    "Determined never to come back before he could make a big fortune,​[space here] he left home without saying a word",

    and I want to know whether it uses a dangling modifier or not.

    Could you answer my question and tell me the reason?

    Thank you so much!
    'Determined' is not a dangling modifier because its referent is the actual subject of the sentence: 'he'.

    Click here for examples of dangling modifiers.

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