Introductory it as Subject
The word that is often omitted, as in the clause It seems to me you're lying.Verbs with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'seem' groupThe 'occur' groupVerbs with other meanings
2.1 it V to n thatThe verb is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with to, and a that-clause. The prepositional phrase always indicates a human being. The prepositional phrase is the prepositional Object.
|it||Verb group||to||noun group||that-clause|
|It||came||to||him||that the car following him was the same one.|
|It||didn't occur||to||him||that he might win.|
|It||seemed||to||me||that there was absolutely no hope.|