Misplaced-modifier



noun
1.
Grammar. a word, phrase, or clause that seems to refer to or modify an unintended word because of its placement in a sentence, as when young in When young, circuses appeal to all of us.
noun
1.
(grammar) a participle intended to modify a noun but having the wrong grammatical relationship to it as for example having left in the sentence Having left Europe for good, Peter’s future seemed bleak indeed Usual US and Canadian name dangling participle

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