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it

 
pronunciation:
It
parts of speech:
pronoun, noun
part of speech: pronoun
definition 1: used to indicate an animal, abstract thing, group, inanimate object, or being of undetermined gender that has been mentioned or is about to be mentioned.
Have you read it yet?I gave it to the repairman.Don't let it bite you.
definition 2: used to indicate an action that has been mentioned or is about to be mentioned.
Flying may be fun, but I don't like it.
definition 3: used as the subject of the verb be in anticipation of the complement.
It is sunny today.It was he who found the mistake.
definition 4: used as a subject without reference to an agent.
It will hardly matter if you leave.
definition 5: used to create a more formal statement.
It is the case that he is rich.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the general situation.
How is it with your friend today?