Question:explain the two meanings of the sentence "Danny hit the man with the baseball bat."

Danny (a person's name) Hit (to come in contact with) the man (male form of a human being) with the baseball (a game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players each on a large field having four bases that mark the course a runner must take to score) bat (a usually wooden implement used for hitting the ball in various games)!

Thats the only meaning I know!
It could either mean that Danny had a baseball bat which he used to hit the man. Or, Danny hit a man who had a baseball bat.
I have no clue
"with the baseball bat" is a prepositional phrase
that can be used like an "adjective" phrase
(to describe the "man" as having a baseball bat)
or an "adverb" phrase to describe "hit"
(how Danny "hit" the man using a baseball bat)
ol i can say is that.... it hurts to be hit by a baseball bat.! do u agree?
Ruth G is correct. This is an example of a dangling participle.

Another example would be "Joe dropped the vase on his foot and broke it."

Which did he break - the vase or his foot?
danny hit, the man with the baseball bat.
Danny is wicked
Danny is impatient

More Related Questions & Answers...
Financial Aid
Higher Education
Home Schooling
Homework Help
Primary & Secondary Education
Special Education
Standards & Testing
Studying Abroad
Words & Wordplay
General - Education

Financial Services:

1PLs (30-day Loans)