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    Default Which thing the word "it" refers in this sentence? And can I omit "it"?

    "To pollute means to contaminate-to spoil something by introducing impurities that make it unfit or unclean to use."
    I don't know which part the word "it" refers.
    Which thing the word "it" refers in this sentence? And can I omit "it"?

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    Default Re: Which thing the word "it" refers in this sentence? And can I omit "it"?

    'It' refers back to 'something'. You can't omit it.

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