Inversion. Usage in day-to-day life among natives and other questions...
I was wondering how ofter do natives use inverted sentences like:
Little did I know that you would going mean a lot to me. (BTW "that you would going to mean" or without preposition "to")
Never have I read such a wonderful book.
- ...... Derek nowadays, he’s so busy at the office.
Hardly we ever see
We hardly ever see
We see hardly ever
Why do we use "We hardly ever see" instead of "Hardly we ever seen" in the example above (Like little did I know)?
…… that Marie was able to retire at the age of 50.
So successful her business was,
So was her successful business,
So successful was her business,
Which one is correct?:
-Steve admitted that it was HIM stealing the wallet
-Steve admitted that it was HE who stole the wallet.
Which option will you choose in the following sentence:
We should use …… time we have available to discuss John’s proposal.
the little of
it feels like little, but why? Can we use hypothetically "less"?And do you use phrases:
Had I bought that computer, I would have been happy.
If I had bought that computer, I would have been happy
Were he not so boring, I would go there with him
If he weren’t so boring, I would go there with him