I do not understand what a squinting modifier is. Im telling a story about my first plane ride and they continue telling me this sentence is a squinting modifier, HELP PLEASE!!
"We walked through this short hallway to get to the plane."
We walked through this short hallway to get to the plane.
I don't see a squinting modifier in your sentence. A squinting modifier is one that is placed in the sentence in such a way that it's hard to determine which word is being modified.
Cycling up hills quickly strengthens your quadriceps.
Does cycling up hills strengthen quickly, or do you have to pedal fast to get any benefit?
Quickly cycling up hills strengthens your quadriceps. You know you have to pedal quickly.
He once hit a dog with a bat.
Did he use the bat to hit the dog, or did the dog have a bat?
He once used a bat to hit a dog. Now it is more clear.
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