1. A misplaced modifier. Find a modifier in the form of a one-word adverb (only, always, just, even, merely, etc.). Move it to create the misplaced modifier, changing the meaning of the sentence. Specifically, create the error with the modifier improperly restricting a verb rather than a noun or a noun rather than a verb. Do not use a conjunctive adverb.
2. A dangling modifier
3. A pronoun-antecedent error that involves a vague antecedent
4. A subject-verb agreement error
5. Two different kinds of run-on sentence —one of these must be the kind that incorrectly joins two independent clauses with a coordinating conjunction
6. Two different kinds of sentence fragment
These solutions may offer step-by-step problem-solving explanations or good writing examples that include modern styles of formatting and construction of bibliographies out of text citations and references. Students may use these solutions for personal skill-building and practice. Unethical use is strictly forbidden.1 By replacing the position of the modifier the sentence is given a new meaning, instead of an almost nonexistent transport system, it is a nonexistent, almost commercial transport....In effect, the sentence makes no sense now, because the modifier removes the existence of any type of transport system...
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