v it ADJ to-inf
The passive pattern is it be v-ed ADJ to-inf.Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:The 'good' groupThe 'wrong' groupThe 'interesting' groupThe 'wise' groupThe 'hypocritical' groupThe 'easy' and 'difficult' groupThe 'natural' and 'odd' groupThe 'important' groupThe 'possible' and 'impossible' groupThe 'illegal' groupThe 'cheap' group
v it ADJ to-infThe adjective group follows a verb and introductory it, and is followed by a to-infinitive clause. This pattern occurs when an adjective with the pattern it v-link ADJ to-inf follows a verb with the pattern V n adj. We list below the adjectives that most frequently occur in this pattern.The verbs that are used with this pattern belong to two types: the believe type (believe, consider, deem, feel, find, judge, and think), and the make type (make and render, where the Subject is an event or situation).
|verb group||it||Adjective group||to-infinitive clause|
|They||find||it||annoying||to stand in a queue all day.|
|I||consider||it||tasteless||to use such material.|