About the Only Time I Use “It”

Check out About the Only Time I Use “It” by rogersgeorge. Here is an excerpt:

A common way to write poorly is to use “it” as the subject of a sentence when you decide you’d have to think too hard to come up with a real subject. For example, I could have written, “…when you decide it’s too hard…”

This use of “it” is called a false subject (or dummy pronoun in the…

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