Common Errors in English: It

Don’t say: “Was obvious that something was wrong.”

Say: “It was obvious that something was wrong.”

All sentences in English need a subject (I, you, he, she, we, they, or it) – and many students forget the subject it. Here are more examples of common sentences with it:

  • It’s raining.
    Is raining.
  • “How was your interview?”
    It was great!”
  • It’s not easy to work full-time while in school.
  • “Do you want to buy this cell phone?”
    “I’m not sure. Can it access the internet?”
  • I like your necklace. Is it real gold?
  • According to the weather forecast, it’ll be sunny and hot tomorrow.

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