From https://www.businessinsider.sg/ceos-from-these-6-universities-led-most-ipos-this-year-2019-10/?r=US&IR=T

2019 has been filled with some notable initial public offerings, but rarely do we stop to consider which universities the executives of these companies hail from – or if they attended college at all.

Is the do we here grammatical and idiomatic? My impression is that do we is always used within a question.

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  • Yes, this order of the words in this sentence is grammatically and idiomatically correct. This is normal in English and it is called subject-verb inversion. – Bavyan Yaldo Feb 15 at 5:26
  • It's the presence of the fronted negator "rarely" that triggers subject-auxiliary inversion. – BillJ Feb 15 at 11:09

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