Take another look at the sentence:

Leaping out of the water onto the safe pier, the sight of a shark scared poor Donny.

Leaping out of the water onto the safe pier, a participle phrase, comes right before sight, an illogical target. A scared young man, not sight, has arms and legs that help with leaping!

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

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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