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Sentence Correction: Dangling Modifiers - Overview

In which of the following sentences do you identify a verb precedes subject Stop Sign?

Well done!

The subject of the sentence is the river Brine, which comes after the verb flows.

The other answer choices did have verbal forms before the subject of the sentence, but those were not conjugated verbs and therefore not the main verbs of the sentence.

Incorrect.

The subject of this sentence is Benjamin Franklin. The main verb conducted follows rather than precedes the subject.

You may have been confused by the verbal form to understand that appears in the first part of the sentence. However, this form is a part of a modifier. Hence, it is not the main verb of the sentence.

Incorrect.

The subject of this sentence is the large-billed reed warbler. The main verb was...thought follows rather than precedes the subject.

You may have been confused by the verbal form observed that appears in the first part of the sentence. However, this form is a part of a modifier. Hence, it is not the main verb of the sentence.

Incorrect.

The subject of this sentence is the price of the new soap brand. The main verb fell follows rather than precedes the subject.

You may have been confused by the verbal form Introduced that appears in the first part of the sentence. However, this form is a part of a modifier (in this case a dangling modifier). Hence, it is not the main verb of the sentence.

Deep between two mountain ranges flows the river Brine.
Curious to understand the nature of lightning, Benjamin Franklin conducted an experiment to draw electricity from a thunderstorm.
Rarely observed by ornithologists, the large-billed reed warbler was once thought to be extinct.
Introduced into the market last fall, the price of the new soap brand fell by two dollars within four weeks.