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    #1

    Does `it` have this meaning?

    1.Where does it hurt?. 2.It hurts when I try to move my leg.
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    It :
    used to refer to something that has been done or is being done or is going to be done
    • We're going to have to do it again.

    • Quit it! [=stop doing what you are doing]

    • You've been arguing all afternoon. Now cut it out! [=stop arguing]


    From:http://www.learnersdictionary.com/definition/it
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    My question : Does it have this meaning?

  2. Matthew Wai's Avatar
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    Re: Does `it` have this meaning?

    I consider it a dummy subject.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: Does `it` have this meaning?

    Where does it hurt? = Where do you feel pain?

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