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Which sentence has a misplaced adjective phrase? A. The jeans with blue lace are the ones I wear the most. B. The boy with the soft voice seems so excited. C. An engineer from Chicago bought the new house. D. Two blue jays kept a watchful eye on the dog in a tree.

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    Misplaced and Dangling Modifiers. A misplaced modifier is a word, phrase, or clause that is improperly separated from the word it modifies / describes. Because of the separation, sentences with this error often sound awkward, ridiculous, or confusing Adjective Modifiers Adjectives typically go before the words they are modifying, or after with helping verbs. For example: The pretty girl The girl was pretty. In the first example, pretty is an adjective modifying the noun girl. In the second example, was is a helping verb and pretty is again an adjective modifying girl.

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