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  1. Newbie
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    there exists/it exists

    In a formal document by some world-renowned institution I've found the following phrasing:
    "The reports clarify that it exists a relationship between ..."

    I would say "there exists" instead of "it exists". If the latter is correct, are there any differences/rules how to use it?

    Again, many thanks for your help,

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    Re: there exists/it exists

    You are right. The report appears to be using unnatural English.

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