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    Smile And come they do

    Have you ever longed to take an exotic adventure vacation? The Danum Valley, located on Borneo, the third largest island in the world, beckons adventurers to come and experience the wild. And come they do. Visitors from as far away as Finland make their way to this primary rainforest jungles in the heart of Sabah, East Malaysia.


    First, I presume "And come they do" means "And they do come," but why is it inverted? What is the rule here?
    Second, I think "make their way to" refers to "come to," but are there other meanings it implies besides "come to?" Thanks.

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    Re: And come they do

    Invertion for heightened emphasis: Come they do. It places the verb in topic position; that's what the person sees/hears first.

    to make one's way means to make an arduous journey.

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    Re: And come they do

    Thanks, Soup, for the concise reply.
    You're a master of English.

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    Re: And come they do

    make one's way = go in a particular direction or to a particular destination,
    as in
    "I'm making my way to the china department".

    (The destination is Borneo,and I think the participants in this adventurous vocation will fly away from Helsinki-Vantaa Airport and there is no place for such word as "arduous". The exotic arduous journey will be come to pass later in "this primary rain-forest jungles in the hearth of Sabah.

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