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• Modifiers - Walking to the bathroom, the MP4 player was dropped by Lisa.

- Walking to the bathroom, Lisa dropped her MP4 player. - While Lisa walking to the bathroom, her MP4 player was dropped .

ing – Adjective (-ed) – Like – Unlike – As – One - To


ing - Adjective (-ed) - Like - Unlike - As - One - To …….., subject …... •

(Due to) making noise, the mechanic repaired the car.

(Due to) making noise, the car was repaired by the mechanic.

Shocked with the news ,the cell phone fell off Scott’s hand.

Shocked with the news , Scott dropped the cell phone.

Like / Unlike his friends, Baker’s laptop is very cheap.

Like / Unlike his friends, Baker has a very cheap laptop.

One of the most honest students, Laura’s grades are perfect.

One of the most honest students, Laura has got perfect grades.

As a yacht owner, many voyages are organized by Collins .

As a yacht owner, Collins organizes many voyages.


• Practice – Modifiers • 1- Although angered by his opponent, the senator’s plan was to address each point calmly. • - Although angered by his opponent, the senator planned to address each point calmly. • 2. Exhausted from the day's climbing, the storm forced the hikers to set up an early camp. • . Exhausted from the day's climbing, the hikers were forced by the storm to set up an early camp. • 3. Having studied for hours, it was very disappointing that I did so poorly on the exam. • - Having studied for hours, I was very disappointed to do so poorly on the exam. • 4. Before working at the bank, no one thought I could hold such a responsible position. • - Before I worked at the bank, no one thought I could hold such a responsible position. • 5. Lacking any real sailing skills, David's concern was keeping the ship afloat. • - Lacking any real sailing skills, David was concerned with keeping the ship afloat.


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