Stalled Car

Some articles on stalled car, car:

Dangling Modifier - Dangling Participles and Participial Clauses
... offers another ludicrous example "Roaring down the track at seventy miles an hour, the stalled car was smashed by the train." "Roaring," the participle, is meant to modify "train" it is ... phrase is attached to the grammatical subject of the sentence, car ... The writer is saying that the stalled car, which really isn't moving at all, is roaring down the track ...

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