Why do verbs sometimes come first in some sentences? - Squawked something. --> I see this term in an English story book. - Something squawked. --> But this is what I usually say. We can't say 'Went he'. Can we?!
Jul 7, 2015 9:12 AM
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"Squawked something" indicates that a person or animal made a noise. For example "The bird squawked something". The thing doing the squawking will always be know in this phrase. "Something squwaked" indicates that a squwaking sound was made, but we do not know who made it. For example "something squawked from behind the bushes". You can't say "went he"
July 7, 2015
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