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Subject-verb inversion

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Invertir el orden del sujeto y el verbo en una oraci贸n te permitir谩 hablar de forma negativa sobre una circunstancia haciendo uso de adverbios negativos.

C贸mo invertir el orden de sujetos y verbos para hablar en negativo

Los adverbios negativos son una serie de palabras que modifican verbos, adjetivos u otros adverbios y te permiten expresarte de manera negativa. Los adverbios negativos m谩s comunes suelen ser:

  • Never
  • No sooner
  • Not only
  • Under no circumstances

Normalmente, en el ingl茅s se utiliza la f贸rmula 鈥淪ubject + Verb鈥. Pero, en esta oportunidad, invertiremos el orden y utilizaremos la siguiente f贸rmula: 鈥淣egative adverb + Verb + Subject鈥.

Veamos algunos ejemplos:

  • No sooner had they gone than it started to rain.
  • Never have I seen anything like that before.
  • Not only was it hot, but it was also humid every day.
  • Under no circumstances should children be here without supervision.
  • Never have I done anything wrong.
  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  • No sooner had she called that they left.

Emplea esta nueva estructura gramatical para expresarte de manera negativa sobre una circunstancia. Solo no olvides invertir el orden del verbo y del sujeto.


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Words that modify verbs, adjectives, or other adverbs in a negative way.
Structure:
Negative adverb + verb + subject
Examples:
鈼 No sooner had they gone than it started to rain.
鈼 Never have I seen anything like that before.
鈼 Not only was it hot, but it was also humid every day.
鈼 Under no circumstances should children be here without supervision.
Practice:
鈼 Never have I done anything wrong.
鈼 Under no circumstances should we contact him.
鈼 No sooner had she called than they left.
鈼 Not only have I a paid subscription, but also I am a VIP member.
鈼 Not only had they run, but they disappear.
鈼 Under no circumstances should you jump like that again.
鈼 Under no circumstances should he upload that video to social media.
鈼 Never have I yelled in the great canyon.
鈼 Never she won in smash against me.
鈼 No sooner had they applied to that academy.
鈼 No sooner had she seen the video but at the very first second that it was published.

  • Never have I told such an unbelievable story.
  • Never did she expect to win the lottery.
  • Under no circumstances should we leave this place.
    *Under no circumstances should children drink alcohol.
  • No sooner had we eaten dinner than they arrived.
  • No sooner had I arrived home than I got a call from my boss.
  • Not only have I done this but also I don鈥檛 regret it.
  • Not only am I excited but also nervous.
  • Under no circumstances should we go there.
  • Under no circumstances will I lose my desire to get a remote job.
  • Never would I think that I would be in this position.
  • Never has she done something like that.
  • No sooner had I gone than it started snowing.
  • No sooner had we had lunch than my parents arrived.

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Not only have I done this but also I don鈥檛 regret it.
Not only am I excited but also nervous.
Under no circumstances should we go there.
Under no circumstances will I lose my desire to get a remote job.
Never would I think that I would be in this position.
Never has she done something like that.
No sooner had I gone than it started snowing.
No sooner had we had lunch than my parents arrived.

Not only Have I learned a lot in this class, but also I resolved my own questions about.

Under no circumstances should I leave my cellphone witout attention. It can be rob.

PRACTICE

  • Neve have I done anything wrong.

  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.

  • No sooner had she called than they left.

  • Never have I done anything wrong.
  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  • No sooner had she called that they left.
  • In no way can I pay you more than this cost it.
  • By no means can she arrive on time.
  • Seldom have I driven a car.
  • No sooner had I finished to work than my boss asked me for a favor.
  • Under no circumstances should they leave from this house.
* Never have I done anything wrong. * Under no circumstances should we contct him. * No sooner had she called than they left.
  • Never have I heard such a beautiful
  • Not only were they late but also unprepared for the meeting
<u>No sooner had I left home my sister enter to my room.</u> <u>Noy only was it delicious but it was also cooked on the point. </u> <u>Under no circumstances leave my dog alone.</u> <u>Never have I loved no one like you.</u>
Never *have I* done anything wrong. Under no circumstances *should we* contact him. No sooner *had she* called than they left.
  • Not only have I to study, sometimes I need work.

  • Under no circumstances should you left and don鈥檛 finish the project.
    It鈥檚 correct?

  1. Not only was she tired today, but she was also hungry.
  2. Never has he worked with that technology before.

Activity:

  • Not only was it a difficult exam, but it was also tricky

  • Not only was it an exciting performing, but it was also shocking

  • Under no circumstances should you run next to the pool

  • Under no circumstances should anyone gets in there

  • Never have I eaten something like that

  • Never have you made that kind of decision

  • No sooner had they called when she had to go

  • No sooner had we learned a new skill when we had to change jobs

Under no circumstances will they give up.

Practice:

  • Never have I done anything wrong.
  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  • No sooner had she called than they left.

Examples:

  • No sooner had I opened the box than my brother came.
  • Under no circumstances should you answer her calls.

-Never have I done anything wrong.
-Under no circumstances, should we contact him.

  • No sooner had she called than they left.

Under no circumstances will he ever speak to me again.
Not only was he mistaken for a good employee, but he was also an unpolite person.
Never had he presented our work before double-checking with us firths.
No, sooner you left than had he call you.

Under no circumstances should you not be inrespecftul.

Never I have learned something that

Never was I give up so quickly
Under no circumstances should we let them win

  • Never have I ever stopped learning.
  • Under no circumstances may we stop learning.
  1. Never have I done anything wrong.
  2. Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  3. No sooner had she called than they left.

Activity


  • Not only have I missed up the meeting but also I lost my wallet
  • Never have I read a book before

Activity


  • Never have I done anything wrong
  • Under no circumstances should we contact him
  • No sooner had she called than they left
  • Never have I heard such a beautiful voice.
  • Not only were they late but also unprepared for the meeting.
  1. Never have I felt something like this.
  2. Under no circumstances should we lose the race.
  3. Not only was she mad at me, but she was also angry with her friend.

1.- Under no circumstances should we stop learning English.
2.- Neve have I thought about quitting English lessons.

1.- Never have I done anything wrong.
2.- Under no circumstances should we contact him.
3.- No sooner had she called than they left.

  • never have I done anything wrong.
  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  • no sooner had she called than they left

1.- Never have we won the world cup.
2鈥 not only did I not arrived on time, but also I failed the test

  1. Never have I done anything wrong

  2. Under no circumstances should we contact him.

  3. No sooner had she called than they left

Never had i ever played the never have i ever game
Not only was it fast but was also good

Never have I done anything wrong
Under no circunstances should we contact him
No sooner had she called than they left

Under no circumstances should you message her, she has to start respecting you!!

Not only was it great but it also was inspiring Under no circumstances must I leave my responsabilities aside No sooner had she been here she learned all the customs Never have I traveled abroad

Never have I traveled to Canada
Not only was he put on the music but also danced
Under no circumstances should we hit nobody
No sooner had it dawned when she called me

  • No sooner did I fall asleep; I got a call.

  • Not only had I run five miles, but also jumped all the way.

  • No sooner had she moved than she got a better job

  • No sooner had he left then he finished his work

  • Never have I done my homework at midnight

  • Never have we seen snow before

  • Not only did she blocked my profile, but she also didn鈥檛 congratulated me for my birthday

  • Not only was I tired of working, but I was also angry

  • Under no circumstances should anyone drive under the infuence

  • Under no circumstances allow children to use the kitchen alone

Let鈥檚 practice:

  • Not only has she approved the test, besides her calcification was the best.

  • Not only has he gone to interview, he got that job too.

  • Under no circumstance should you let this opportunity pass.

  • Under no circumstance should they understand what happened.

  • Never have I done this before .

  • Never have he gotten an opportunity like this in his life.

  • No sooner had the little girl bought her sweet she ate it.

  • No sooner had he arrived at his house , he turned on his television.

SUMMARY:
NEGATIVE ADVERB: idem ADVERB but in a negative way. The most common are: not only (at the beginning of the sentence), under no circumstance, never, no sooner.
The normal formula in English is SUBJECT + VERB. When we INVERT IT and add the NEGATIVE ADVERB at the BEGINNING of the sentence, it becomes is:
Structure: NEGATIVE ADVERB + VERB + SUBJECT
So we have a SWITCH of these words but also the way of sentence is different.

  • Under no circumtansces should children be here without supervision.

  • Never have I cleaned a bedroom different from my house.

Never have I done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

No sooner had we arrived when they started to dance.
No sooner had we finished than they began to work.
Never had I bought anything like that before.
Never had I visited anywhere like that before.
Under no circunstances should people be in church with shorts
Under no circunstances should I walk for that part of the city.

Never have I done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances should we contact him
No sooner had she called than they left

  1. I have never heard such a beautiful voice.
    Never have i heard such a beautiful voice
  2. They were not only late but also unprepared for the meeting
    Not only were they late but also unprepared for the meeting.

never would i had imagined that this rule existed
not only have i learned something new

Activity:
Never have I done anything wrong

Under no circumstances should we contact him

No sooner had she called than they left

Never have I watched scary movies.
Never has she fallen in love.

Not only was he happy, but he was also excited to see you again.
Not only was it cloudy, but it was also windy.

No sooner had she gone than my sister started to cry.
No sooner had my mom fallen asleep than I went out.

Under no circumstances should you go outside.
Under no circumstances should you fight with your partner.

Never should you sell in red. Under no circumstances are you allowed to leave

Let鈥檚 see

  • Not only was water cold, but it also was dirty.
  • Under no circumstances should you go this way.
  • Never had he try that.
  • No sooner they appeared, problems showed up.

Examples:

  • No sooner had he arrived than the party started

  • No sooner had they gone than my aunt arrived

  • Never have I felt like this before

  • Never have I enjoyed a movie like that before

  • Under no circumstances should you let the dog into the house

  • Under no circumstances should you drive drunk

  • Not only is talented but also disciplined

  • Not only is she gorgeous but also is intelligent

  • Never have I dated the same guy twice

  • Under no circumstances are you allowed to pierce your nose

  • Never have I done anything wrong

  • Under no circumstances should we cantact him

  • No sooner had she called than they left

1 not only have I pay the car 麓s bills but also home ones.
2 no sooner had they travel than you arrived.

  • never have I done anything wrong.
    -under no circuntances should we contact him
    -no sooner had she called than they left.

Sooner goes he, we eat the cake.
Never heard it, this is the opportunity.

鈼 Never have I done anything wrong.
鈼 Under no circumstances should we contact him.
鈼 No sooner had she called than they left.

  • Never had I eaten anything like this before.

  • Under no circumstances should you leave this building.

  • Never have I done anything wrong.

  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.

  • No sooner had she called that they left.

Never have I done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

Never have I done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

Never have I ever got a tattoo in my left arm.
Under no circumstances should you work with him.

hi!

  1. never have I done anything wrong.
  2. Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  3. No sooner had she called than they left.

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Never have I told such an unbelievable story.
Never did she expect to win the lottery.
Under no circumstances should we leave this place.
*Under no circumstances should children drink alcohol.
No sooner had we eaten dinner than they arrived.
No sooner had I arrived home than I got a call from my boss.

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soo cool

  • No sooner had she started to scream I cried
  • Under no circumstances should students alone during a test

Never have I seen anything like that before.but now i like this

good

Never** have I** done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances **should we **contact him.
No sooner **had she **called than they left.

The mistakes are:

  • Never I have done, --> Never **Have **I done鈥

  • Under no circumstances we should 鈥> Under no circumstances **should **we

  • No sooner sha had --> No sooner **had **she

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Never have I told such an unbelievable story.
Never did she expect to win the lottery.
Under no circumstances should we leave this place.
*Under no circumstances should children drink alcohol.
No sooner had we eaten dinner than they arrived.
No sooner had I arrived home than I got a call from my boss.

Never have I done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

Never had I traveled abroad until I went to Argentina.
Not only was I afraid but I was also upset.
No sooner had she left than my mother started to miss her.

Not only does she speak english perfectly but also spanish.
Not only would I travel to Brazil but also live there.

Under no circumpstances should you leave your english classes.
Under no circumpstances do we have to underestimate antibiotic resistance as a potential threat in the future.

No sooner had scientists mentionted global warming than we experienced one degree temperature elevation in this country.
No sooner had she suspected about his infidelity than she discovered the messages in his phone.

Never have I told such an unbelievable story.Never did she expect to win the lottery.Under no circumstances should we leave this

Never Have I done anything wrong.
Under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

Not only was I wrong, but I was also unable to recognize my mistakes.
Never had I met someone like her.
No sooner had We eaten than They started to play music

Never have I done anithing wrong.
Under no circunstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

  • Never have I done anything wrong.
  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.
  • No sooner had she called than they left
  • Never have I seen that incredible picture
  • Under no circumstances should we give up learning.
  • Never have I done anything wrong.

  • Under no circumstances should we contact him.

  • No sooner had she called than they left.

Never have I told such an unbelievable story.
Never did she expect to win the lottery.
Under no circumstances should we leave this place.
*Under no circumstances should children drink alcohol.
No sooner had we eaten dinner than they arrived.
No sooner had I arrived home than I got a call from my boss.

Under no circumstances should we go there.
Under no circumstances will I lose my desire to get a remote job.
Never would I think that I would be in this position.
Never has she done something like that.
No sooner had I gone than it started snowing.
No sooner had we had lunch than my parents arrived.
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Never have I done some project like this.
Not only had I used Azure also AWS
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Not only is she arriving late, but she also is drunk.

Never had I been treated that way

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Never have I done anything wrong.
under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

Never had we tried to do that exercise.
No sooner had he bought that car, it didn鈥檛 start

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Not sooner did the teacher come than the students began to study.
Under no circumstances should you lose hope.
Not only am I tired but I am also sleepy.
Never stop to learn.
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  • Never have I done some project like this.
  • Not only had I used Azure also AWS
  • Not only is she arriving late, but she also is drunk.

  • Never had I been treated that way

Never have I done anything wrong.
under no circumstances should we contact him.
No sooner had she called than they left.

Never had we tried to do that exercise.
No sooner had he bought that car, it didn鈥檛 start

  • Not sooner did the teacher come than the students began to study.
  • Under no circumstances should you lose hope.
  • Not only am I tired but I am also sleepy.
  • Never stop to learn.
  • Under no circunstances should we stop to learn
  • Never had I though she will go away
  • Never have i donde anything wrong
  • Unider no circumstances we should contact him
  • No sooner had she called than they left
  • Never should we go alone through Amazonas river
  • Under no circumstances must you run 30 miles every hour
  • No sooner had they call to the door than we hid behind the bathroom
  • Not only was I upset, I was sad too
  • Under no circumstances should you overtake a car by the right
  • Never have he said something like that
  • No sooner leaved he the apartment we started to talk
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Never have I done anything wrong
Under no circumstances should we contact him
No sooner had she called than they left