GIỚI THIỆU BÀI HỌC
Contents - Inversion with prepositions - Inversion with adverbs - Inversion in conditional sentences - Inversion in some fixed phrases
NỘI DUNG BÀI HỌC
I. Inversions with prepositions
A dog lies behind me.
Behind me lies a dog.
- Behind me lies a dog.
- Under the tree stood a tall man.
- Inside the house lived an old couple.
II. Inversions with adverbs
I have seldom heard such a beautiful voice.
Seldom have I heard such a beautiful voice!
- Hardly had I got into bed when the telephone rang.
- Never had she seen such a beautiful sight before.
- Seldom do we see such an amazing display of dance.
- Rarely will you hear such beautiful music.
- Only then did I understand why the tragedy had happened.
- Not only does he love chocolate and sweets but he also smokes.
- No sooner had we arrived home than the police rang the doorbell.
- Scarcely had I got off the bus when it crashed into the back of a car.
- Only later did she really think about the situation.
- Nowhere have I ever had such bad service.
- Little did he know!
- Only in this way could John earn enough money to survive.
- In no way do I agree with what you're saying.
- On no account should you do anything without asking me first.
III. Inversion in conditionals
If he comes, tell him to see me.
Should he come, tell him to see me.
- If I were the US president, I would kil all the ISIS.
- Were I to be the US president, I would kill all the ISIS.
- If I had known you were sick, I would have dropped by.
- Had I known you were sick, I would have dropped by.
IV. Inversion in fixed phrases
- Here comes the bus!
- There come the police!
- Here comes the ambulance!