Grammar Patterns

it v-link ADJ -ing

it v-link ADJ -ing

The adjective group follows introductory it and a link verb, and is followed by an '-ing' clause.
itlink verbAdjective group-ing clause
It's noteasybeing a parent.
Itwasridiculousputting him behind bars.
Itisterrifyingbeing a soldier.
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

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