Tag: inversion

19 When to use "is" vs. "does" when asking a question? 2013-10-01T03:19:36.467

17 Do I have to use “do” in any “wh-” question? 2014-10-28T14:10:17.967

17 difference between "came along" and "along came" 2014-12-29T05:50:11.927

15 “From one gift come many”: Why not “comes”? 2014-12-18T10:26:56.113

15 Why is it "Here you are!" but "Here comes the teacher."? 2015-06-25T14:34:11.650

11 Is there always a "the" before a superlative adjective? 2015-01-16T03:22:29.680

10 "few and far between" meaning 2015-02-09T07:27:30.363

9 There are vs are there 2015-04-13T14:10:18.193

8 Which is correct? - "Guess, what it is?" or "Guess, what is it?" 2015-01-16T10:35:04.053

8 Sentence with "had there not" looks incomplete to me 2015-10-03T11:17:36.747

8 What's "A Slave" in "12 Years A Slave"? 2016-05-19T17:06:39.440

8 in his ears hammered still the harsh notes – how can ears hammer harsh notes? 2017-09-09T14:16:42.147

7 Why are the subject and the verb inverted after the conjunction 'as'? 2014-06-24T03:26:39.390

7 Inversion in condition clauses 2014-07-12T04:43:02.503

7 Using "no" to emphasize a negative statement 2015-11-03T04:26:23.827

7 "...encompassed as I am by frost and snow" -- what does the "as" mean? 2017-03-28T09:38:35.530

6 why the order of have/had is different 2014-03-01T11:26:03.540

6 Meaning of "And I came her majestic reflections to know"? 2014-12-14T18:21:39.927

6 "So happy I am today" - is it grammatical? 2015-05-20T13:30:49.767

5 A question on a which-question 2013-03-02T19:37:25.893

5 Where is the subject in "[...] weaker than would otherwise have been the case"? 2014-03-27T15:57:43.327

5 Boy, am I thirsty 2014-11-06T01:09:54.767

5 Prepositional phrase + Verb + Subject, sentence structure 2014-11-25T17:47:42.747

5 Can I ask 'what your name is?' 2014-12-03T17:00:40.937

5 Why does "will" go before a noun in this sentence? 2015-01-03T17:39:34.763

5 How to dissect/parse 'no sooner X than Y'? 2015-01-16T02:54:57.937

5 Differences between order of verb and subject 2015-01-26T08:53:20.903

5 different usages of the phrase" No way is there" 2015-05-08T07:43:28.457

5 Uncertain usage of "should" and construction of the verb 2016-03-03T16:06:02.933

5 Prettier a flower 2017-03-10T02:08:29.190

5 "Not only are they not equally intelligent" ('Not only' with a negative context) 2017-04-16T08:12:04.960

4 "Many's the time" construction 2013-12-20T14:11:21.020

4 Significance of inversion: 'Here comes Bob' vs 'Bob is coming here' 2014-04-13T05:15:55.623

4 Can I start a question with a pronoun? 2014-05-29T19:59:18.343

4 Question inversion after comma and statement about it? 2014-07-04T11:12:53.743

4 When "as" and "though" are used to introduce concession clauses 2014-08-31T12:25:34.747

4 Inversion in the sentence: "More substantially dealt with is a suggestion [...]" 2014-08-31T12:39:06.980

4 What was it she died of 2014-09-29T11:17:33.543

4 So fat is he ... So beholden is he to ... -- Grammar Question 2014-10-20T18:55:53.697

4 no more than >would< an anvil 2014-11-01T23:17:32.730

4 Usages of "in case" and "should" inversion 2014-12-31T18:06:46.553

4 past -- a postpositive adjective? 2015-01-29T07:49:28.720

4 How do I understand Subject-Verb inversion? 2015-03-05T04:30:18.060

4 Question-like structure (word order) in non-question sentences 2015-03-26T15:19:50.970

4 Is there any short form of "am not"? 2015-08-20T11:44:49.697

4 Grammatical usage of relative pronoun: "many people came who were interested in art" 2015-09-23T10:38:40.653

4 In which class do you study? Which class do you study in? 2016-01-17T08:02:50.320

4 A question about using "not only .... but also" 2016-09-15T23:16:03.770

4 "Not only… but also" at the beginning of a sentence 2017-01-19T15:54:06.120

4 Could you tell me whether this sentence is an inverted sentence? 2017-04-28T14:32:32.703

4 Do I write "I wonder why I exist" or "I wonder why do I exist"? 2017-05-03T02:32:17.020

4 Using "Always" in inversion 2017-10-12T16:12:59.180

3 Meaning of "such" in 'such is the son' (Homer's Odyssey) 2014-01-23T22:32:30.753

3 Starting sentence with "at"? 2014-02-06T10:01:57.637

3 Grammaticality of "Had I got the time" 2014-06-13T17:32:44.763

3 Inversion - 'In no clothes does Tom look good' vs 'In no clothes, Tom looks good' 2014-10-05T13:23:34.760

3 "should" could be inverted in affirmative or some type of condition sentences 2014-12-29T18:41:08.220

3 Is this a correct inversion? 2015-04-14T07:43:09.363

3 "I want to understand what my options are" or "I want to understand what are my options"? 2015-12-02T13:48:46.513

3 'Not right away,' says I. - Why the third person singular? 2015-12-04T05:23:28.327

3 Can inversion happen in a relative clause with a preposition? 2016-01-19T08:26:36.840

3 Is this type of sentence an Inversion? 2016-05-24T14:06:59.683

3 Inversion with pronoun 2016-08-19T11:28:20.370

3 Requesting someone to ask a question of another person 2016-09-09T02:07:59.903

3 In the corner were corralled a few old desks 2016-11-29T04:27:46.913

3 Inverted sentence? 2017-01-02T05:58:37.603

3 Correct word order of “An article you are a co-writer of”? 2017-04-11T15:43:56.383

3 "Should" instead of "were to" 2017-05-30T08:59:49.437

3 Long-distance movement and Inversion in embedded questions with wh-words in situ 2017-09-23T12:21:23.883

3 Can I say "Look, the bus comes" to mean "Look, here comes the bus"? 2017-12-12T14:23:11.360

3 Why is there a subject - verb inversion here? "Also under discussion...were the causes..." 2018-05-11T14:01:31.447

3 Usage of "at" in "... at the cottage just over my shoulder is where they had been growing cannabis" 2018-12-29T11:45:42.350

3 {be verb} + {subject} 2019-01-09T07:09:26.710

2 What is the correct sentence: “Who are we?” or “Who we are?” 2013-06-03T10:23:31.980

2 “So fast went the bus” 2014-01-16T04:33:48.160

2 In Academic writing: usage of OF 2014-01-21T17:44:40.707

2 Adverbs at the beginning of a sentence 2014-02-12T16:12:32.033

2 Structure: Very Few Times 2014-05-25T00:53:16.870

2 How would I want to see you! 2014-06-20T09:14:43.837

2 What is this strange inversion? 2014-07-14T15:13:07.630

2 Using "who your brand is" versus "who is your brand" in questions 2014-12-30T04:27:15.457

2 In the given graph VS In the graph given 2015-01-07T15:09:03.623

2 What are the permissible things in the Yoda dialect? 2015-01-08T05:03:32.983

2 Inversions with "so" and "such" 2015-01-12T14:20:35.160

2 "He admitted that had he but taken my advice..." 2015-01-31T20:51:50.213

2 "Only then is it put through a rigorous review by the FDA" - should it be "it is put" instead? 2015-02-14T14:34:47.440

2 Will you not, or Will not (won't) you? 2015-03-11T00:25:06.683

2 Can I use "mainly/chiefly/generally" to cause an inversion? 2015-04-08T14:04:07.767

2 Difference between "you were given" and "given to you" 2015-04-19T04:30:56.570

2 Anastrophe in "no copy exists of [book] "? 2015-04-22T21:19:43.567

2 Does 'by no means' as part of the subject, require subject-auxiliary inversion? 2015-05-12T18:19:01.273

2 "Such lyrics as" vs "Lyrics such as" 2015-08-08T15:26:56.197

2 Do I need "however" in the following case? 2015-09-11T12:47:21.130

2 Is "Ask Not What Your Country Can Do For You" grammatically correct? 2015-09-26T05:34:42.627

2 Differences between "no sooner had" and "no sooner than" 2015-12-04T17:25:47.847

2 Is inversion always considered formal? 2015-12-17T22:08:10.837

2 What's better? it's not accidentally there or it's not there accidentally? 2015-12-19T21:49:03.530

2 Strange sentence structure, the use of "had" 2016-01-18T14:28:55.573

2 How to ask the following yes-no question? 2016-01-08T03:33:54.183