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    there apeared in the distance or there appeared something in the distance

    What is the correct way to say this sentence
    there appeared in the distance an incredible light
    there appeared an incredible light in the distance
    where should I place in the distance?
    thank you

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    Re: there apeared in the distance or there appeared something in the distance

    It sounds better at the end to me.

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    Re: there apeared in the distance or there appeared something in the distance

    T. knows English English. To my two American ears, they both sound good.

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