Student or Learner
Can one say:
a. Up was where I was going.
b. The place I was going was up.
I was going up.
c. Up is the only place I can go if I want to survive.
d. The only place I can go if I want to survive is up. (If I go any further down I will die.)
Are these sentences acceptable in formal English?
They're not wrong, but some are a little clumsy and don't sound particularly natural.