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  1. wotcha22
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    Inversed sentences. - please check these out

    1) On the hill, stood a man.


    2) On the hill, disappeared Tom.


    3) On the hill, did Tom disappear.



    4) Only after meeting, disappeared Tom.


    5) Only after meeting, did Tom disappear

    These are invesed sentences after adverbial phrases. Please let me know which are grammatical.

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    Re: Inversed sentences. - please check these out

    Only #1 is a natural sentence.

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    Re: Inversed sentences. - please check these out

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Only #1 is a natural sentence.
    It doesn't need a comma.

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    Re: Inversed sentences. - please check these out

    I could live without the comma, but it is quite normal to use a comma after a beginning adverbial phrase.

    I would accept #5 if "the" is added before "meeting".

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