Introductory it as Subject

6.4 it V adj when/if

The verb is followed by an adjective group and a clause beginning with when or if, which indicates a situation or event that occurs or may occur. The adjective group is the Complement.
itVerb groupadjective groupwhen/if clause
Itfeelsgoodwhen our tastes are similar.
Itseemsso unfairwhen these things happen.
These verbs are used when describing an event or experience. They are all link verbs (see Chapter 5).
When you're part of a team it feels weird if you leave for a while.
As my wife was supposed to be suffering from a migraine it would have looked odd if I had failed to leave the palace early.
  • be
  • become
  • feel
  • look
  • prove
  • seem
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