Student or Learner
Answer, please, which variant is correct:
Only after I explained it to him he understood the problem.
Only after I explained it to him did he understand the problem.
I believe the second varient to be correct as an emphatic one, but I'm not sure. Please, correct me if I'm wrong.
It has just called to my mind a line delivered by Emperor Palpatine from "Star Wars: Return of the Jedi" when Palpatine wanted to "electrocute" Luke Skywalker, and after the first jolts of lightning, he told him:
"Young fool... Only now, at the end, do you understand..." (It's right after the beginning of the video, at 0:15.)
Last edited by ~Mav~; 02-Oct-2011 at 23:41. Reason: typo