Results 1 to 4 of 4
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Egypt
      • Current Location:
      • Egypt

    • Join Date: Feb 2010
    • Posts: 312
    #1

    When does 'it'refer to a person?

    When does 'it' refer to a person?
    Like

    It is my friend Tom.

  1. bhaisahab's Avatar
    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • British English
      • Home Country:
      • England
      • Current Location:
      • Ireland

    • Join Date: Apr 2008
    • Posts: 25,626
    #2

    Re: When does 'it'refer to a person?

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    When does 'it' refer to a person?
    Like

    It is my friend Tom.
    "Who is that on the phone?" It's my friend Tom.

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Egypt
      • Current Location:
      • Egypt

    • Join Date: Feb 2010
    • Posts: 312
    #3

    Re: When does 'it'refer to a person?

    Quote Originally Posted by bhaisahab View Post
    "Who is that on the phone?" It's my friend Tom.
    Thanks.
    so ,is there any rule for that?


    who is at the door?
    It is Tom.

    what else?

    Thanks

    • Member Info
      • Native Language:
      • Arabic
      • Home Country:
      • Egypt
      • Current Location:
      • Egypt

    • Join Date: Feb 2010
    • Posts: 312
    #4

    Re: When does 'it'refer to a person?

    yet ,no rule.

Similar Threads

  1. How can I refer to a person from UK?
    By ruziniu_yang in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 29
    Last Post: 28-Jul-2008, 17:04
  2. never seen in person before
    By KLPNO in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 22-Nov-2007, 07:55
  3. almost transparent image of that person
    By user_gary in forum Ask a Teacher
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 29-Apr-2007, 21:07
  4. Proper terms of expressions/phrases
    By Piak in forum General Language Discussions
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 21-Feb-2003, 19:26

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •