Grammar Patterns

it v-link ADJ to-inf

it v-link ADJ to-inf

The adjective group follows introductory it and a link verb, and is followed by a to-infinitive clause.
itverb groupAdjective groupto-infinitive clause
Itiseasyto see what he means.
Itisessentialto pay in advance.
It'shardto believe he just forgot where he was.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'accurate' and 'illogical' groupThe 'easy' and 'difficult' groupThe 'selfish' and 'dangerous' groupThe 'exciting' and 'safe' groupThe 'surprising' and 'interesting' groupThe 'important' groupThe 'legal' groupThe 'funny' groupThe 'enough' group

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