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Edi Wang
Why does this sentence put 'with' in the front? With great power comes great responsibilities Shouldn't the normal sequence is ' Great power comes with great responsibilities' ? Does any tutor have the explanation?
Oct 8, 2018 11:04 PM
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October 9, 2018
It's just the way the sentence is arranged . It could also say, "Great power comes with great responsibility". The main point of the sentence is saying that once you have power, you also have a responsibility to use it wisely .
October 9, 2018
Olivia is correct, Edi. The emphasis is on what is meant by "power". Since the phrase defines one of the essential elements of power it is placed first in the word order and the use of "With" in front of great power seems to emphasize the association of great power with the rest of the sentence: great responsibilities.
October 16, 2018
Edi Wang
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