Definition of It:

part of speech: pronoun

The pron. of the 3d pers. sing. neut. nom. or obj.; the thing already spoken of. Note.- It in a sentence stands instead of, and refers to, a place, animal, thing, quality, or clause, but often to nothing definite, as, it rains.

Usage examples:

  • Isn't it very late, child? in "".
  • And so it is always. G. A. Chadwick in "The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus".
  • It was Barton Reeve. Ralph Bonehill in "Leo the Circus Boy".
  • Yes- yes, so it is. Marie Belloc Lowndes in "Jane Oglander".

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