Take another look at the sentence:

Mopping up the muddy paw prints, the afternoon light made Sarah's kitchen tile gleam.

Mopping up the muddy paw prints, a participle phrase, comes right before afternoon light, an illogical target. People, not sunlight, have hands that can hold a mop!

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

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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