Grammar Patterns

Introductory it as Subject

5.10 it V n adj that

The verb is followed by a noun group, an adjective group, and a that-clause. The noun group is the Object and the adjective group is the Object Complement.
There are only two verbs with this pattern.
It makes me sick that young people commit offences time after time and never seem to get punished.
  • drive
  • make
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