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    What is this "It"?

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    Last edited by Cap1034; 05-Aug-2014 at 23:25.

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    Re: What is this "It"?

    When a speaker can't be sure one's gender, "it" will be used instead of a specific pronoun such as he or she.

    When we answer an unknown phone call, we often say "who is it", doesn't we?

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    Last edited by Jaysings; 05-Aug-2014 at 17:54.

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