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    Default Tom built the house->The house Tom built// The house did Tom build.

    1. Tom built the house.

    2. The house Tom Built.

    3. The house did Tom build.


    I wonder the correct form of the inversion for sentence 1.

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    Default Re: Tom built the house->The house Tom built// The house did Tom build.

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    1. Tom built the house.

    2. The house Tom Built.

    3. The house did Tom build.


    I wonder the correct form of the inversion for sentence 1.
    #'s 2 & 3 are not correct. Could be "The house was built by Tom". (Passive)

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    Default Re: Tom built the house->The house Tom built// The house did Tom build.

    2 would be OK as a phrase, but as billmcd points out, it's not a complete sentence.

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