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Do i have a modifier problem with this sentence?

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

apex2000

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

velimir

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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.

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Velimir
 

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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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