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  1. Help K
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    Modifier problem

    Do i have a modifier problem with this sentence?

    When I was five, my great-grandfather came to visit for the first time.

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    #2

    Re: Modifier problem

    '.....came to visit me/us for the first time'.

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    Re: Modifier problem

    Hello,

    I would like to ask would it be natural also :

    When I was five, my great-grandfather came for a visit for the first time.

    Thanks

    Velimir


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    Re: Modifier problem

    I don't have a problem with your original sentence. However, a better phrasing is "came on a visit for the first time".

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