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    #1

    the word order

    I would like to ask whether the three sentences below are all grammaticaly OK:


    Below are examples of other types of clefts found in English.
    Below examples of other types of clefts found in English are.
    Below there are examples of other types of clefts found in English.

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    #2

    Re: the word order

    1 and 3 are correct. The second is bizarre.

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    #3

    Re: the word order

    Would it be less bizarre if 'below' was put after 'are'?

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    #4

    Re: the word order

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    1 and 3 are correct. The second is bizarre.
    Yes, in a "We three kings of Orient are" kind of way.

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    #5

    Re: the word order

    Sure, but we don't learn English from songs or poetry, remember.

    To Matthew: Yes, it would be less bizarre, but still unnatural. It would be OK as "Examples of other types of clefts found in English can be found below."

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    #6

    Re: the word order

    I thought "Orient Are" was the name of a place when I was little.

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