Inversion with Such

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Inversion with Such

Post by Tamdang » Mon Jun 23, 2014 10:48 pm

Hi Mr.Alan
Could you please help me make clear this.
_________that we decided to cancel the polo match.
A. Such was a weather B. Such terrible weather was it
C. So terrible a weather D. The weather was such
-I think D is correct because The weather was such that....=The weather was so bad that...
B seems incorrect. But Why ?

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Re: Inversion with Such

Post by Alan » Wed Jun 25, 2014 3:11 am

We do not normally invert subject and verb after a such-phrase.