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    it felt

    "“Get him or her, or whomever it is, and bring them to me,” the President shouted. He was not accustomed to shouting at his prime minister, but this day it felt rather good."
    Why "it felt" not he? Is it something like impersonal sentence?
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    Re: it felt

    Quote Originally Posted by meliss View Post
    "“Get him or her, or whomever it is, and bring them to me,” the President shouted. He was not accustomed to shouting at his prime minister, but this day it felt rather good."
    Why "it felt" not he? Is it something like impersonal sentence?
    Thank you.
    It made him feel good to shout at the prime minister. I'm not sure what other verb you suggest might have gone there instead of "to feel". Were you querying the use of "it" rather than "felt"?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: it felt

    Yes, I was querying "it" , I suggest "he felt" instead of "it felt".

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    Re: it felt

    We use "it" in this kind of scenario a lot.

    I went dancing last night and it felt really good!
    He shouted at his bullying father for the first time ever and it felt empowering.
    I met up again with my first ever boyfriend yesterday and it felt absolutely right.
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