Grammar Patterns

Introductory it as Object

Pattern group 4: V it n clause

There are three patterns in this group, each consisting of the verb, it, a noun group, and a type of clause.
    4.1 V it n that
    I thought it a pity that she didn't get the job.
    4.2 V it n to-inf
    They felt it their duty to visit her in hospital.
    4.3 V it n when/if
    I'd consider it a compliment if you accepted.

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