Take another look at the sentence:

Sneezing and coughing, the computer keyboard was soon covered with germs from Emily.

Sneezing and coughing, a participle phrase, comes right before keyboard, an illogical target. A person, not a keyboard, can get sick!

Before you continue, review the rules for misplaced and dangling modifiers.

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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