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B2 Grammar: Inversions

žInversion means putting the verb before the subject.

  • žIt is a literary technique in which the normal order of words is reversed, generally for emphasis or special effect.
  • žIt makes a sentence sound striking or unusual.
  • žIt also sounds quite formal. Sentences with inversion are less common in ordinary English.

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Inversion quiz

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