Here is the sentence:
Sneezing from the high pollen count, a clean handkerchief would come in
Good choice! You recognized that the modifier is
Sneezing from the high pollen count, a
participle phrase, has no target
in the sentence to describe.
To fix the problem, you should revise the sentence like this:
Because Gerald was sneezing from the high pollen count,
a clean handkerchief would have come in handy . Adding
Gerald to the sentence lets the reader know
who is suffering without a way to wipe his nose!
Congratulations! You have finished Exercise 1!
Go to Exercise 2.