Grammar Patterns

it v-link ADJ to-inf

The 'important' group

These adjectives indicate that some action is important or necessary. The adjectives essential, important, and necessary are particularly frequent in this pattern.
It is important to check the success of a university's graduates on the job market.
It is no longer necessary to turn to drugs for the relief of hay fever.
  • compulsory
  • critical
  • crucial
  • essential
  • imperative
  • important
  • mandatory
  • necessary
  • unnecessary
  • vital
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