If you rewrite the following sentence A "It seems ..." to a sentence whose subject is "Nature", which is grammatically correct among B to D?

A. It seems that nature cannot be controlled.

B. Nature does not seem to be able to be controlled.

C. Nature seems not be able to be controlled.

D. Nature cannot seem to be controlled.

Thank you very much.

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    – Cardinal
    Commented May 17, 2019 at 4:05

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You have to note that "nature" is already the subject in the fragment:

nature cannot be controlled.

If you want to start the sentence with nature, then you can write:

Nature is presumably uncontrollable.


Nature cannot be controlled, as it seems.

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