Grammar Patterns

it v-link N to-inf

it v-link N to-inf

The noun follows introductory it and a link verb (usually be), and is followed by a to-infinitive clause.
itlink verbNounto-infinitive clause
Itwasmadnessto send us here.
Nouns with this pattern belong to the following meaning groups:
The 'folly' groupThe 'good practice' groupThe 'fun' group

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