Dangling-modifier meaning

(grammar) A word or clause that modifies another word or clause ambiguously, possibly causing confusion with regard to the speaker's intended meaning.
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The definition of dangling modifier is a descriptive word or phrase within a sentence that describes a subject which is not in the sentence.

An example of a dangling modifier is the phrase "having come" in the first clause in the sentence "Having come to the movie to be relaxed, it was difficult to watch a horror movie."

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