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    one more doubt

    Hi there. Should it be right to say "uncertain has been the roads I´ve pointed to go" "faulty has been the words that I´ve been told".
    Thank yu very much. A good Christmas and a happy new year for everybody. Domdomingues2003.

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    Re: one more doubt

    They remind me of poetry. "The roads I've pointed to go have been uncertain" is what people say, but those you mentioned are not incorrect.

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    Re: one more doubt

    That sort of word order can be used, but the verb is wrong:
    Uncertain have been the roads...

    I'm not sure what is meant by 'I have pointed to go'.

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