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    sania-baharat is offline Member
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    It was hard work, but it was worth it in the end.

    Is "it" here a dummy it, or it refers to "hard work"?It was hard work, but it was worth it in the end.

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    tedmc is online now VIP Member
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    Re: It was hard work, but it was worth it in the end.

    The first "it" is hard work whereas the second "it" is a dummy object pronoun.
    I am not a teacher or a native speaker.

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