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[FONT=Open Sans, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]And beyond the city rises a range of green hills, on whose slopes roses and sunflowers grow for the Sunday market.[/FONT]

[FONT=Open Sans, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif]I don't under the structure. Why it is not "[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]And beyond the city, it rises a range of green hills, on whose slopes roses and sunflowers grow for the Sunday market." ?

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And beyond the city, it rises a range of green hills, on whose slopes roses and sunflowers grow for the Sunday market." ?
That has two subjects, so it's not right.

I don't under the structure.
Look up subject-verb inversion. It's fairly common in English.

Let's move things around a bit.
1- And beyond the city rises a range of green hills, etc.
2- And beyond the city, a range of green hills rises, etc.

Does that help?
 

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It's clear now. Thanks! Another question is that when should I use subject-verb inversion?

If I use normal sentence structure, do I need to change the rest part of sentence structure?
2- And beyond the city, a range of green hills rises, on whose slopes roses and sunflowers grow for the Sunday market.
 

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It's clear now. Thanks! Another question is [STRIKE]that[/STRIKE] when should I use subject-verb inversion?

Take a look at the following:
http://www.testmagic.com/Knowledge_Base/lists/grammar/inversion.htm
http://dictionary.cambridge.org/grammar/british-grammar/word-order-and-focus/inversion

If I use normal sentence structure, do I need to change the rest [STRIKE]part[/STRIKE] of the sentence structure?
I don't understand what you mean.

And beyond the city, a range of green hills rises, on whose slopes roses and sunflowers grow for the Sunday market.
That's okay.
 
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