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what is the difference between the 2 following sentences?
+ You should not travel alone under any circumstances.
+ Under no circumstances should you travel alone.
 

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No difference (in meaning).

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The second is an example of inversion- it doesn't change the meaning, but it's fairly formal and can be used to give the sentence more emphasis. ;-)
 
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