Take another look at the sentence:

The nails were admired by Madeline painted pink with gold sparkles.

Painted pink with gold sparkles, a participle phrase, is right behind Madeline, an illogical target. Really, aren't her nails a more appropriate target for that modifier?

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

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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