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Which revision fixes the dangling modifier in this sentence? While pitching a tent with the scouts, a doe ate the tall grass in the meadow.

In the meadow while pitching a tent with the scouts, a doe ate the tall grass.

In the meadow, a doe ate the tall grass while pitching a tent with the scouts.

While pitching a tent in the meadow with the scouts, a doe ate the tall grass.

While I was pitching a tent with the scouts, a doe ate the tall grass in the meadow.

2 Answer

  • The option which fixes the dangling modifier in this sentence is the last one - While I was pitching a tent with the scouts, a doe ate the tall grass in the meadow.
    This is correct because the other options make it seem as if the doe was pitching the tent will eating the grass. 
  • Just took the test and got the correct answer (´。• ᵕ •。`) ♡

    Look at the image down below!!

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