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    There food is available and accessible through the winter -> no inversion?

    "There food is available and accessible through the winter"


    Why doe not the inversion happen in this sentence though an adverb 'there'

    in leading the sentence and the subject is not a pronoun?

    For example, we say;

    "There lived a king"
    "Here we go"

    ??

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    Re: There food is available and accessible through the winter -> no inversion?

    "There" functions as an adverbial- it refers to a place.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: There food is available and accessible through the winter -> no inversion?

    Quote Originally Posted by wotcha View Post
    "There food is available and accessible through the winter"


    Why doe not the inversion happen in this sentence though an adverb 'there'

    in leading the sentence and the subject is not a pronoun?

    For example, we say;

    "There lived a king"
    "Here we go"

    ??
    In your example sentence, "there" should be set off by a comma. It is a different construction form those that use "there" as a function word. It is likely that there was a mention of the place "there" refers to in a previous sentence.

    For many years, people have misunderstood the climate of Iceland. There, food is available and accessible through the winter.

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