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    anticipatory 'it', dummy 'it' and preparatory 'it'

    ANTICIPATORY 'IT,' DUMMY 'IT' AND PREPARATORY 'IT' are these same in sentence structure? and could you give some examples these to understand?

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    Re: ANTICIPATORY 'IT,' DUMMY 'IT' AND PREPARATORY 'IT'

    Click here for explanations and examples.

    Please type with Caps Lock off. It looks like you're shouting at us and trying to jump the queue.

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    Re: ANTICIPATORY 'IT,' DUMMY 'IT' AND PREPARATORY 'IT'

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Click here for explanations and examples.

    Please type with Caps Lock off. It looks like you're shouting at us and trying to jump the queue.
    I know those terms are in google. Please tell me the difference between anticipatory, preparatory, introductory. I am not able to get the meanings. These words are really confusing me.

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    Re: anticipatory 'it', dummy 'it' and preparatory 'it'

    If you're unable to work out the meanings with the help of grammar books, Google and your English teacher, you need to ask us more specific questions. What has prompted you to ask about the words? Can you give us some example sentences in which you don't know which "it" you're dealing with?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: anticipatory 'it', dummy 'it' and preparatory 'it'

    I thought these two were the same.
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Preparatory_subject

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