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Question aboout word order Please explain to me why is here such word order: I'm not saying you have to do a 24-hour fast here. NOR AM I suggesting you starve yourself like a Hollywood diva.
Sep 26, 2018 9:13 AM
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It's called dramatic inversion. The structure is negative adverbial e.g. nor, never, not only + auxiliary verb + subject + main verb. In fact, after the negative adverbial, the word order is the same as for questions. You can study this area of grammar in Advanced Grammar in Use (Cambridge), units 99 and 100.
September 26, 2018
Bogdan
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