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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #95349: It and There
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    It and There

        How to use it?

          1) use it+be to talk about time, temperature, distance

    It is early morning.

         2) use it+be as a preparatory subject before adjectives

    It was great to hear from you.

          3) to give an opinion about the place

    It's very cold in here.

         4) to describe the weather

    It is cold.

    How to use there?

          1) use there+be+noun to say if people and things are present or exist (or not)

    There used to be a cinema on this street.

           2) to introduce a new topic

    There has been an accident. I hope no one is hurt.

          3) with numbers and quantities

      There was a lot of rain last night. 

     4) with indefinite pronouns

    There is nothing to do in the village.

    5) in such use: quantity + to-infinitive

    There is plenty to read in the flat.

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    1. was a very interesting article about the modern lifestyle in The Times yesterday.
    2. is nowhere in the world like this place.
    3. How many miles is to New York from here?
    4. is very comfortable in my new flat.
    5. was nothing for them to watch on television.
    6. is a lot of work for you to do.
    7. is a lovely day. Shall we go to the beach?
    8. will be nice when we get home.
    9. is 10 am by my watch.
    10. How much water is in the jug?

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