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In a woods lived three little pigs(?)

 
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hooray



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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2003 1:26 pm    Post subject: In a woods lived three little pigs(?) Reply with quote

Yesterday, I read a story for children.
In the book, I saw this sentence ' In a woods lived three little pigs.'
Is this right sentence?

From now on I thought 'In a woods, three little pigs lived' is the right.

Thank you.
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bud



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PostPosted: Wed May 07, 2003 2:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes, the sentence is correct. It is a more poetic, interesting way to phrase it for reading enjoyment. In conversation, it would likely be stated as you suggest, or as "Three little pigs lived in a woods."
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