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Do Your Participles Dangle?

In my career as a proofreader and editor, I see these all the time. Heck, I’m sure I even write them now and again. If “dangling participle” (or “dangling modifier”) isn’t a phrase you hear very often–few of us do–then let me give you a few examples from the… 298 more words

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133. Confusions of Similar Structures

Beware of combining two similar grammatical structures into a single incorrect one

HOW SIMILAR STRUCTURES CAN BE CONFUSED

This post is about a particular type of grammar mistake that English language learners sometimes make. 1,528 more words

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