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Hello. Please help me with the sentence (is it normal English?):
There was captured a ship in the Indian Ocean.
Thank you very much.

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    It's an awkward sentence.

    A much better sentence is:

    A ship was captured in the Indian Ocean.

  • English -

    You could also do:

    There was a captured ship in the Indian Ocean.

    Or:

    In the Indian Ocean, there was a captured ship.

    (I would also use more adjectives, but that depends what this is for)

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