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    inversion with seem

    hi,
    consider the following example:
    1.they seem to know what they're doing.
    After inversion,it becomes: there seems to they to know what they're doing.

    I want to determine that is this sentence grammatically correct?
    thanks for your reply!!
    Last edited by nono1994; 26-Dec-2009 at 16:03. Reason: wrong plural form

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    Re: inversion with seem

    Quote Originally Posted by nono1994 View Post
    hi,
    consider the following example:
    1.they seems to know what they're doing.
    After inversion,it becomes: there seems to they to know what they're doing.

    I want to determine that is this sentence grammatically correct?
    thanks for your reply!!
    None is correct, they should read:
    1. They seem to know what they're doing.
    2. It seems they know what they're doing.

    I do not know exactly what you call "inversion."

    PS Not a native speker
    Last edited by Abstract Idea; 26-Dec-2009 at 17:53.

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