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verbs [#permalink] New post 03 Feb 2008, 21:46
can a verb ever be before the subject and how does the gmat like that? specifically with inverted sentences because it is hard to find the subject then.
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Re: verbs [#permalink] New post 03 Feb 2008, 22:12
Hi enginpasa1,

This construction is very common in the GMAT. OG -11 has good questions on this. Off hand, I don't have the question numbers.

Generally in expletive construction verb comes before the subject. In other word, there is inversion in the subject-verb order.

Ex: There is an art exhibition at downtown.
In the above sentence verb “is” precedes the subject “art exhibition”.

The best strategy – as per Manhattan SC book – is to flip the sentence and check the subject and verb order.

Please refer following website: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/concise.htm#expletive

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