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Inglese grammatica

it


Verb

it (Cyrillic spelling ит)


  1. get lost (imperative)
Noun

it (plural it)


  1. The person or people who chase and try to catch the other players in the playground game of tag.
    In the next game, Adam and Tom will be it…
  2. (UK) The game of tag itself.
    Lets play it at breaktime.
Pronoun

it (subjective and objective it, reflexive and intensive itself, possessive adjective and noun its)


  1. The third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to an inanimate object, to an inanimate thing with no or unknown sex or gender.
    Put it over there.
    Take each day as it comes.
  2. The third-person singular personal pronoun used to refer to an animate entity of unknown gender.
    She took the baby and held it in her arms.
    • 1847, Charlotte Brontë, Jane Eyre, Chapter IV:
      A child cannot quarrel with its elders, as I had done; cannot give its furious feelings uncontrolled play, as I had given mine, without experiencing afterwards the pang of remorse and the chill of reaction.
  3. Used to refer to oneself when identifying oneself, often on the phone, but not limited to this situation.
    Its me. John.
  4. The impersonal pronoun, used without referent as the subject of an impersonal verb or statement. (known as the dummy pronoun or weather it)
    It is nearly 10 o’clock.
    It’s very cold today.
    It’s lonely without you.
  5. The impersonal pronoun, used as a placeholder for a delayed subject, or less commonly, object. (known as the dummy pronoun)
    It is easy to see how she would think that.
    I find it odd that you would say that.
    He saw to it that everyone would vote for him.
  6. (obsolete, relative) That which; what.
    • 1643, Thomas Browne, Religio Medici, II.2:
      In briefe, I am content, and what should providence add more? Surely this is it wee call Happinesse, and this doe I enjoy [...].
Adjective

it (not comparable)


  1. (colloquial) most fashionable.
    • Vibe, Vol. 15, No. 9, p. 202, September 2007:
      Going away for the weekend and feel the need to profile en route? This is the ""it"" bag.
    • David Germain, Hilarious ‘Kick-Ass’ delivers bloody fun, Associated Press, 2010:
      With Hit Girl, Moretz is this years It Girl, alternately sweet, savage and scary.
Article

it n.


  1. the (the definite article that is placed before neuter nouns. Non-neuter (common gender) nouns take the article de).


Traduzione italiano esso |essa |la |lo |acchiapparello |a lui |ci |ciò |egli |ella |gli |le |lei |lui |momento importante |questo |sesso |si |sé |vermouth |


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