Grammar Patterns

it v-link ADJ of n to-inf

it v-link ADJ of n to-inf

The adjective group follows introductory it and a link verb, and is followed by a prepositional phrase beginning with of and a to-infinitive clause. The noun group indicates the person or thing responsible for the action indicated in the to-infinitive clause.
it verb groupAdjective groupofnoun groupto-infinitive clause
Itischeekyofusto tell them what to do.
Itwaslovelyofthemto help me.
Adjectives with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'kind' groupThe 'stupid' groupThe 'typical' group

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