Introductory Word ‘It’

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Introductory Word 'It'
Introductory Word 'It'

Introductory Word ‘It’

Instructions:

The word ‘it’ is used at the beginning of sentences, followed by is. You can also use the past tense form of ‘be’ with ‘it’

  • It is a boring place.
  • It is a dangerous road.
  • It was a very special day for Najam.

‘It’ is used for lifeless things, animals, birds and infants.

  • It is a useful book.
  • It is a young dog.
  • It was a bird.
  • It is a pretty child.

We use ‘it’ to talk about distance, time,day,date, weather and unexpected calamities.

  • It is only ten minutes walk.
  • It is long past ten.
  • It was Friday that day.
  • It is the 21st of December today
  • It was pleasant weather at night.

‘It’ is used to emphasize a noun or a pronoun.

  • It is the cow which gives seers of milk everyday.
  • It was I who broke the silence.
  • It is the lesson that I learnt.

‘It’ is used in exclamatory sentences.

  • What a dreadful accident it was!
  • What a beautiful picture it is!
  • How a big house it is!

In negative sentences, ‘not’ come after the helping verbs.

  • It was not easy to climb over the fence.
  • It is not right to tell a lie.
  • It is not good to speak in a loud voice

In case of negative statement in interrogative sentences, ‘not’ comes after introductory word ‘it’.

  • Is it necessary to get a doctor’s certificate?
  • Is it very hot here during summer?
  • Was it not a difficult period?

Model Sentences:

  • It is good to speak the truth.
  • It looks like rain today.
  • It was not an off-day.
  • It is time to go now.
  • It is drizzling outside.
  • Is it an uphill task?
  • It is good to work hard.
  • Is it just a show?
  • It is harmful to eat more than enough.
  • It admits off no doubt.
  • It is very difficult for me to be a slave.
  • It is beyond my reach.
  • It is an examplary harbour.
  • It is a severe storm.
  • It was the most important

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