Grammar Patterns

it v-link ADJ for n that

The 'important' group

These adjectives indicate that something is important.
I believe it is very important for inmates that we on the staff don't create a male/female divide.
The verb group in the that-clause sometimes includes the modal should.
It was essential for Whitman that America should produce its own forms of art, poems, schools, and theology.
The verb group in the that-clause is sometimes in the subjunctive.
We were facing three impending libel actions, so it was vital for us that the report see the light of day.
  • essential
  • important
  • vital
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