Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. Misplaced Modifiers. A modifier is a word or a phrase that describes something else. You should place it as close as possible to what it describes. If you don't, your intended meaning may not be clear. Consider the unintentional meanings in the following:
You also need to watch the placement of modifiers such as almost, even, hardly, nearly, often, and only.
Directions:Rewrite the following sentences to eliminate the dangling modifier. Remember, you will have to add some words and punctuation to make the meaning clear.