it v-link ADJ about n
it v-link ADJ about nThe adjective group follows it and a link verb, and is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with about.
|it||link verb||Adjective group||about||noun group|
|It||'s||so sad||about||her husband.|
Most of these adjectives are used to indicate that something that has happened or is happening is very bad, often in rhetorical questions.
awful (too) bad sad terrible
Isn't it awful about Mr Pittman? Who would ever guess that that funny little man was a murderer?
It's too bad about the reviews, but...
There is one other adjective, true, which has this pattern.
Is it true about all the drugs and that?