If we use a modifier it should go next to the thing it modifies.
Conrad phoned a statue wearing a blue shirt.
If we use a modifier (a word or phrase that describes something else) it should go next to the thing it modifies.
• Conrad phoned a statue wearing a blue shirt.
(Here it reads as if the statue is wearing the blue shirt)
• Wearing a blue shirt, Conrad ate a sandwich.
(Now we know Conrad is wearing the blue shirt)
Remember: Conrad wears a blue shirt, not the statue.
The teacher on the blackboard drew a circle. WRONG
The teacher wasn’t on the blackboard.
The teacher drew a circle on the blackboard. CORRECT
Vocabulary Video Lesson: Stress
This vocabulary lesson will help you define stress, relax, unwind, sit back, cope, tension, stressed out and meditation. (8:00)
If you only have two minutes then do this lesson.
For, During or While? (2:00)