Grammar Exercise: Inversion Error Matching


What type of error is there in each of these sentences? Match the sentence with the error type.

For each question, write in the space ONLY the correct number to match with the question number on the left. Example: if you think the first question on the right goes with number 7 on the left, write "7" in the first space.

1. Hardly I had eaten when a pizza delivery van turned up at my house.
2. Scarsely do I watch documentaries on TV.
3. No sooner had the peruvian ambassador arrived than the journalists began shouting.
4. Hardly had she sat down the waiters gathered around the table eagerly.
5. Rarely have the teacher been spoken to in that way.
6. Never has your hair, looked more beautiful.
7. So painful did the dog's paw look that they went to see a doctor.
8. Such is the size of an modern cargo ship that some can't go through the Panama Canal.
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