Take another look at the sentence:

Agitating the clothes in the sudsy water, the shirt lost the gravy stain in the wash.

Agitating the clothes in the sudsy water, a participle phrase, comes right before shirt, an illogical target. A washing machine, not a shirt, does the agitating!

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

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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