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    Sentence structure

    "The Uygur people believe they have not benefited as much as have the masses of Han migrants living in "their" homeland."

    Could I rephrase the above sentence as:

    "The Uygur people believe they have not benefited as much as the masses of Han migrants living in "their" homeland have ."

    Thanks for your help.

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    Re: Sentence structure

    Quote Originally Posted by Deepurple View Post
    "The Uygur people believe they have not benefited as much as have the masses of Han migrants living in "their" homeland."

    Could I rephrase the above sentence as:

    "The Uygur people believe they have not benefitted as much as the masses of Han migrants living in "their" homeland have ."

    Thanks for your help.
    Yes you could.

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    Re: Sentence structure

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    Yes you could.
    Thank you so much.
    I would also like to know why the original sentence did not take the normal order but an inverted one(i.e. fronting the "have"). Is it for emphasis or what?
    Thanks again.

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