[Grammar] anticipatory 'it', dummy 'it' and preparatory 'it'

Nanu1

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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'

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

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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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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?
 
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