heard it said

kingston_123

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Peter, I've heard it said, used to be a drag queen before he took up body building.

What does "it" refer to?
 

Matthew Wai

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I think it refers to 'Peter used to be a drag queen before he took up body building'.
'I've heard it said' = 'I've heard it said by someone'.
 

Skrej

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Yes, with the construction of "I've heard it said', 'it' refers to the information being reported.
 
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