dangling modifiers ?


what does it mean by "dangling modifiers" ? how I should rephrase my sentence to make it better ?


See example:

To gain more money for their children, the world somehow forces the mother to work.
asked Jan 27 '12 at 10:07 michael febrianto New member

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In your sentence "the world" is the subject. It says that the world needs to gain more money. What you mean to say is that mothers must gain more money. To fix this problem, put "mothers" immediately after the comma instead of "the world."


To gain more money for their children, mothers are forced to work.

link comment answered Feb 01 '12 at 03:36 Tricia New member

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