Modifiers, Pronouns , Punctuation, and Review. Q: Modifiers: 100. What is a misplaced modifier?. A: Modifiers 100. A modifier that is too far from the word or words it refers to, making the meaning of the sentence unclear.
Is this a misplaced or dangling modifier?
The robber was described as a tall man with a black moustache weighing 150 pounds.
Each of the students are responsible for doing their homework.
Learning grammar is important; you need to know it to write clearly. The agreement of subjects and verbs are is particularly important. Even though it is important, it is difficult to learn all the rules! There are lots of rules about punctuation marks, such as commas, semi-colons, and colons. Some rules are easy to remember, such as “never write a fragment.” However, knowing what theythe rules are makes it easy to avoid mistakes! I guess practice makes perfect.