Grammar Patterns

it v-link ADJ to n that

it v-link ADJ to n that

The adjective group follows introductory it and a link verb, and is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with to and a that-clause.
itlink verbAdjective grouptonoun groupthat-clause
Itwascleartoherthat he hadn't been listening.
Itisimportanttousthat most of our friends are actors.
Itwasinconceivabletohimthat she could die.
The prepositional phrase indicates whose opinion you are giving.Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'obvious' groupThe 'fair' and 'ludicrous' groupThe 'important' groupThe 'interesting' group

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