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mrlocom

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Can anyone explains in sentence relations why sentence 1 is perfectly acceptable, but sentence 2 is less so.

1. Solitaire is a kind of card game.

2. A kind of card game is Solitaire.



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riverkid

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Can anyone explains in sentence relations why sentence 1 is perfectly acceptable, but sentence 2 is less so.

1. Solitaire is a kind of card game.

2. A kind of card game is Solitaire.

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I'd say that it is simply an unnatural word order for English.
 

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I imagined in spoken English you could use either....
 

Anglika

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#2 would be acceptable as "One kind of card game".
 
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