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A classic ‘hanging participle’

For students of grammar who haven’t encountered the ‘hanging participle’ before, this is probably the most egregious example I have ever read!

Found on Yahoo news:

” The British pilot – First Officer Chris Wilson, from Shurdington in Gloucestershire – was among the 20 killed as the plane smashed into a house close to its destination airport in Bandundu city.

“Generally viewed as being in a chronic state of disrepair, Mr Wilson had apparently expressed concern about the Czech-built Let-410 before the crash.”

Chew on that.

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