Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers Leave Readers Confused!

A modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that adds detail to, clarifies, or changes meaning in a sentence. Modifiers infuse writing with description and life. To work effectively, modifiers must be placed properly in a sentence. If the noun is separated from and doesn’t appear next to the modifier, the error is a misplaced…

Much vs. Many

Much is an adjective used to describe mass nouns. Mass nouns, or non-count nouns, are nouns that are always plural and not counted individually. These include certain foods, liquids, materials, and items made up of tiny individual particles (like flour, rice, water, and sand). To show a larger quantity of these items, use much. For example,…

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