it v-link ADJ -ing
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'awful' groupThe 'nice' groupThe 'strange' groupThe 'difficult' and 'dangerous' groupThe 'easy' and 'safe' group
it v-link ADJ -ingThe adjective group follows introductory it and a link verb, and is followed by an '-ing' clause.
|it||link verb||Adjective group||-ing clause|
|It||'s not||easy||being a parent.|
|It||was||ridiculous||putting him behind bars.|
|It||is||terrifying||being a soldier.|