Take another look at the sentence:

Leaping out of the water, the pier seemed a safe place to Donny, who had spied a shark.

Leaping out of the water onto the safe pier, a participle phrase, comes right before pier, an illogical target. A scared young man, not a pier, 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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