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    position of inversion

    1. After a 30-minute walk, out came an aged man with a flowing white beard in front of me.

    2. After a 30-minute walk, out in front of me came an aged man with a flowing white beard .

    3. After a 30-minute walk, in front of me out came an aged man with a flowing white beard.

    Could you tell me which position is the best for 'in front of me'?

    Thank you very much indeed.

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    Re: position of inversion

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    1. After a 30-minute walk, out came an aged man with a flowing white beard in front of me.

    2. After a 30-minute walk, out in front of me came an aged man with a flowing white beard .

    3. After a 30-minute walk, in front of me out came an aged man with a flowing white beard.

    Could you tell me which position is the best for 'in front of me'?

    Thank you very much indeed.
    #2

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    #3

    Re: position of inversion

    Quote Originally Posted by panicmonger View Post
    1. After a 30-minute walk, out came an aged man with a flowing white beard in front of me.

    2. After a 30-minute walk, out in front of me came an aged man with a flowing white beard .

    3. After a 30-minute walk, in front of me out came an aged man with a flowing white beard.

    Could you tell me which position is the best for 'in front of me'?

    Thank you very much indeed.
    I prefer sentence 2. Alternatively,


    • After a 30-minute walk, an aged man with a flowing white beard came out in front of me.

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