NCO Primary Leadership Subjects
Logical Arrangement, Continued
Other modifiers Sometimes, nouns and special forms of verbs may modify other nouns.
evening prayer, office building, mine field
acting leader, broken leg, revised letter
A modifier is misplaced if it modifies the wrong part of the sentence or we can't tell
what it's supposed to modify.
She served hamburgers to the men on paper plates.
CLEAR: She served the men hamburgers on paper plates.
Those who exercise often lose weight
CLEAR: Those who exercise lose weight often.
CLEAR: Those who often exercise lose weight.
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