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    ZigZ4g is offline Newbie
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    Lightbulb inversion

    Hello everyone

    Is the following sentence using inversion? Why has the writer used this structure, please?

    Particularly at risk, Farhi said, would be US special forces operating in the Middle East.

    Source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...a-terror-group

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    Re: inversion

    Yes — the writer uses inversion here.

    We often write sentences like this for the sake of variety. It's a matter of style.

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