Grammar Patterns

it v n ADJ to-inf

The 'sick' and 'nervous' group

These adjectives indicate a range of other negative feelings.
It made me ashamed to see what some people are capable of.
It was terrible. She fell on her head and it made me ill to see her lying there like that.
It makes me nervous to sit here and to tell you that I hate my mother.
It makes me sick to think of the way that people celebrate Columbus Day. What is there to celebrate apart from greed and torture and death?
Batty, crazy, and mad are used with the verb drive.
It must nearly drive you crazy to live a life so devoid of stimulus.
  • ashamed
  • batty
  • crazy
  • hungry
  • ill
  • mad
  • nervous
  • sick
  • tired
  • uncomfortable
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