Writing for Business - A Whatis.com Blog:

misplaced modifiers

1

April 11, 2014  3:50 PM

Misplaced modifiers: I don’t think that sentence means what you think it means



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
clarity of reference, misplaced modifiers

What's wrong with this sentence?

June 21, 2012  8:14 PM

Put your modifiers in their places!



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
grammar, misplaced modifiers, modifier mistakes, sentence structure

What's wrong with the following sentence? The enterprise application store is a variation on consumer-oriented app stores for mobile operating systems, such as the Apple App Store and


September 17, 2009  3:12 PM

If only I knew where to put “only”



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, hard skills, interviewing, misplaced modifiers, only, Quiz, soft skills

typing Which is correct? The hiring manager said she was _______________________ who had the hard skills specified in...


January 22, 2009  1:48 AM

Writing for Business – introductory phrases



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
commas, introductory phrases, misplaced modifiers

What's wrong with this sentence? Once infected, the worm turns off Windows Update services, thereby preventing the machine from obtaining the very patch that would have prevented the initial exploit.


January 13, 2009  7:02 PM

Writing for Business — modifier placement



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, CIO, grammar, misplaced modifiers, Quiz

typing Which is correct? The code __________________________. a. needs to be rewritten badly b. badly needs to be...


January 8, 2009  12:51 AM

Writing for Business – modifier placement



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
misplaced modifiers

Which is correct? After defragging the hard drive, ___________________________________. a. the computer seemed to run better. b. I think the computer ran better.

Bookmark and Share     0 Comments     RSS Feed     Email a friend


September 8, 2008  5:30 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0909



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
misplaced modifiers

partition_magic1.jpg Which is correct?

After partitioning the hard drives, ______________.
a. the time it...


August 26, 2008  12:05 PM

Quiz: Writing for business 0826



Posted by: Ivy Wigmore
Business writing, misplaced modifiers, Quiz

blu-ray1.jpg Which is correct?
Blu-ray is a video and computer optical disk format __________________________. a. being...


1

Forgot Password

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an e-mail containing your password.

Your password has been sent to: