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    grammar of inversion

    Which one of the following sentences are correct?
    -Not for any amount of money I will eat kidney.
    -Not for any amount of money will I eat kidney.

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    Re: grammar of inversion

    Which one of the following sentences are is correct?

    -Not for any amount of money I will eat kidney.
    -Not for any amount of money will I eat kidney.

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    Re: grammar of inversion

    "Never will I eat kidney for any amount of money."
    Does it mean the same?

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    Re: grammar of inversion

    Quote Originally Posted by Matthew Wai View Post
    "Never will I eat kidney for any amount of money."
    Does it mean the same?
    It's very unnatural and it doesn't necessarily mean exactly the same. The OP's quotes made no mention of "never". It is possible that the speaker might simply feel at the time of speaking that they are not prepared to eat kidney.

    Your sentence would probably be broken into two halves: "Never will I eat kidney - not for any amount of money".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: grammar of inversion

    Quote Originally Posted by hossein1392 View Post
    Which one of the following sentences are correct?
    -Not for any amount of money I will eat kidney.
    -Not for any amount of money will I eat kidney.
    Hossein, the need for subject-verb inversion is created by the negative adverbial that begins the sentence.

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