Grammar Patterns

Introductory it as Subject

5.9 it V amount for n that

The verb is followed by an amount, a prepositional phrase beginning with for, and a that-clause. The amount is the Object and the prepositional phrase is an Adjunct.
There is only one verb with this pattern.
It says a lot for her culinary skills that so many of her recipes have stood the test of time.
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