misrelated participle

брит. деепричастный оборот

Большой англо-русский и русско-английский словарь. 2001.

Смотреть что такое "misrelated participle" в других словарях:

  • misrelated participle — noun A participle which the grammatical structure of the sentence insists on attaching to a word it is not intended to qualify (eg Lost in thought, the bus passed me without stopping; also called misplaced modifier) • • • Main Entry: ↑misrelate …   Useful english dictionary

  • misrelated participle — /ˌmɪsrəleɪtəd ˈpatəsɪpəl/ (say .misruhlaytuhd pahtuhsipuhl) noun → dangling participle …   Australian English dictionary

  • participle — n. (grammar) an active; dangling (esp. AE), misrelated (BE); passive; past; perfect; present participle * * * passive past perfect present participle misrelated (BE) dangling (esp. AE) (grammar) an active …   Combinatory dictionary

  • dangling participle — /ˌdæŋglɪŋ ˈpatəsɪpəl/ (say .danggling pahtuhsipuhl) noun Grammar a participle which appears to be related grammatically to a word it was not intended to modify, as coming in: coming round the corner, the church sprang into view. Also, misrelated… …   Australian English dictionary

  • unattached participle — /ʌnətætʃt ˈpatəsɪpəl/ (say unuhtacht pahtuhsipuhl) noun See misrelated participle …   Australian English dictionary

  • participles — 1. There are two kinds of participle in English: the present participle ending in ing as in We are going, and the past participle ending in d or ed for many verbs and in t or en or some other form for others, as in Have you decided? / New houses… …   Modern English usage


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