Take another look at the sentence:

Sipping the glass of iced tea, Marilyn's parched throat was soothed by the cool liquid.

Sipping the glass of iced tea, a participle phrase, comes right before parched throat, an illogical target. [Marilyn's, a possessive noun, functions as an adjective describing throat.] A person, not a throat, does the sipping!

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

Go back to the sentence to try again.

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