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    panicmonger is offline Member
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    Default emerge from xxx to xxx

    A ghostly figure emerged from the sea into the seashore.

    A ghostly figure emerged into the seashore from the sea.

    Do you accept both orders of the prepositional phrases?

    Thank you very much indeed.

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    Rover_KE is offline Moderator
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    Default Re: emerge from xxx to xxx

    Emerge only means 'come out'.

    You can't have 'emerge into'.

    Rover

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