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What is the correct (or at least the most natural) way to say this?

There is no longer any conflict...

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No longer there is any conflict...

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    The first one is best. The second is incorrect but could be made acceptable by swapping the words "there" and "is": "No longer is there any conflict". However, this is a more archaic word order that would not normally be used, so it would make you sound odd and overly formal. The first option: "There is no longer any conflict" is what most native speakers would use.
    – MarielS
    Nov 23, 2020 at 21:05
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    Grammatically speaking, only the first sentence is correct. It is easily understandable. However, I must say, you can use the second variation if you are writing a poem, because poems usually do not abide by the English grammar rules. Nov 23, 2020 at 21:42

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The first one is best. The second is incorrect but could be made acceptable by swapping the words "there" and "is":

"No longer is there any conflict".

However, this is a more archaic word order that would not normally be used, so it would make you sound odd and overly formal. The first option: "There is no longer any conflict" is what most native speakers would use. -- MarielS

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