Looking back on it, I’ve absolutely no idea why I said that.

yi-ing

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Looking back on it, I’ve absolutely no idea why I said that.

To what does "it" refer?
 

Tarheel

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The word "it" refers to whatever happened at the time.
 

Yankee

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It could refer to what the person said or to the situation in which the remark was made.
 
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