7 Answered Questions for the topic Inversion

Inversion Grammar Verbs Clauses


Position of verb for object clause?

Is the general word order of this sentence correct? > We investigate how strong the effect of X on Y is. Or, as an alternative, > We investigate how strong the effect of X is on Y. In a... more
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For dragons are fire made flesh, and fire is power.?

This quote is from "A Clash of Kings: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book Two" *By George R.R. Martin*.This is the full quote:> "They shall come day and night to see the wonder that has been born again... more


Is there an inversion in the clause´╝č

The noise was like an English fox-hunt only better because every now and then with the music of the hounds was mixed the roar of the other lion and sometimes the far deeper and more awful roar of... more


Why do some questions not start with an auxiliary verb?

When I learned English, my teachers told me that all questions **must** have an auxiliary verb at the beginning, just like *Are you mad?* or *Is she playing?* do. But when watching some movies or... more


Inversion in Projective Geometry

1. Let C1 and C2 be two circles both passing through the point S. Let C1 be inside C2. Prove that you can construct a circle of inversion i such that I(C2) = C1.


Fronting correct use?

I have this phrase (created myself) > He was entering into the office slowly / Slowly, he was entering into the office. (there shouldn't be difference I suppose) Now, the rules say that if... more


Why put the verb before the subject?

The opening sentence to *The Hobbit* by J.R.R. Tolkien reads, In a hole in the ground there lived [verb] a hobbit [subject]. I wonder if there are accepted stylistic purposes for such a structure.... more

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