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Skill 17: Invert the Subject and Verb with NEGATIVES

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Transcript of Skill 17: Invert the Subject and Verb with NEGATIVES

Skill 17: Invert the Subject and Verb with
NEGATIVES

Example 1
Example 2
The secretary is not attending the meeting, nor is her boss.
Conclusion
INVERT with Negatives
When negative expressions come at the beginning of a sentence, the subject and verb are inverted.
NO, BARELY, HARDLY, NOT, ONLY, RARELY, SCARCELY, SELDOM
PROBLEM ?
Only in extremely dangerous situations _________ stopped.

a) will be the printing presses
b) the printing presses will be
c) that the printing presses will be
d) will the printing presses be

E x a m p l e s
1. Not only
did
he
win
, but he also...
2. Never
has

Mr. Jones

taken
a vacation.
3. Hardly ever
does
he

take
time off.

When a negative expression appears in the middle of a sentence,
the subject and verb are also inverted. (Examples with
neither
and
nor
)
I do not want to go, and neither does Tom.

The negative word "neither" causes the subject "Tom" to come after the auxiliary verb does.
When a negative expression appears in the beginning or in the middle of a sentence, the subject a verb are inverted.

NEGATIVE EXPRESSION, VERB, SUBJECT
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