it v-link det N that
Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'pity' groupThe 'miracle' groupThe 'fallacy' groupNouns with other meanings
it v-link det N thatThe noun follows introductory it, a link verb (usually be), and the determiner a (or sometimes no or little), and is followed by a that-clause. The word that is sometimes omitted.
|It||is||a||total||miracle||that she is still alive.|
|It||is||a||myth||that older people need less sleep.|