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    I list six things

    I list six things everyday.

    It is regular for me to list six things.

    Does it make any difference if we begin sentence with "it"?
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    #2

    Re: I list six things

    Your two sentence have completely different meanings. The first says what you do every day (two words); the second tells us something about the ease with which you can do something.

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    Re: I list six things

    Quote Originally Posted by Piscean View Post
    Your two sentence have completely different meanings. The first says what you do every day (two words); the second tells us something about the ease with which you can do something.
    I corrected my post.

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    Re: I list six things

    I list six things every day. Two words!
    It is regular for me to list six things.

    Your second sentence is not natural. Your sentences still mean different things. If you do something regularly, you don't necessarily do it every day.

    You are probably wondering if there is any difference in meaning between sentences such as:

    I find it easy to talk to young people.
    It is easy for me to talk to young people
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    There is no significant difference that I can think of, though I might use only the second if we are talking about a situation (for example, the speaker works in a school) rather than a personal attribute. Others may think differently.
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    Re: I list six things

    Is it possible to write below sentence with " It"?

    I list six things every day.

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    Re: I list six things

    Well, you could say It is every day that I list six things but I don't see the point of complicating a straightforward sentence, and making it unnatural to boot.

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    Re: I list six things

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    Is it possible to write ​the sentence below sentence with "It"?

    I list six things every day.
    Your sentence is OK. However, I don't know why your question asks if you can "write the sentence with 'It'". The word "it" doesn't appear anywhere in your sentence.

    Note my corrections above, marked in red. Don't put a space after opening quotation marks.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 15-Nov-2015 at 00:26. Reason: Fixed a correction
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: I list six things

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    Your sentence is OK. However, I don't know why your question asks if you can "write the sentence with 'It'". The word "it" doesn't appear anywhere in your sentence.
    Is it possible to write ​the sentence below sentence with "It"?

    Is it wrong to write "sentence" after "below"? If so, why? (just for my understanding)

    Is same rule also applicable if we use "above"
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    #9

    Re: I list six things

    You should write "the sentence below/above".
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: I list six things

    Quote Originally Posted by Anil Giria View Post
    Is it wrong to write "sentence" after "below"? If so, why? (just for my understanding)
    It is because 'below' is not an adjective. You may say 'the following sentence' instead.
    I am not a teacher.

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