English

posted by .

It has taken many centuries of wars and fightings for mankind to learn this.
---------------
What does the first word 'It' refer to in this sentence?

  • English -

    This is that same impersonal "it" I wrote about yesterday. Please see that other post and read the Wikipedia article that gives more information.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. English

    * What subject did you learn at the first class?
  2. English

    What does voice refer to in a sentence? What does tense refer to?
  3. English

    1. Put two scrambled word pieces together and make one complete word. 2. There are scrambled word piece cards on the table. Find two scrambled word pieces which can become a word. 3. Combine two scrambled word pieces with each other …
  4. language arts (adverbs)

    Modifying 1)what does the word (originally) modify in the sentence Native American originally developed lacrosse?
  5. Grammar

    Thus, Vlad [could, and did, refer]to himself as "Dracula" and even signed official documents with that sobriquet. A. NO CHANGE B. could, and did refer C. could and did, refer D. calls and refers The answer key says: If you look at …
  6. English

    Write complete sentence if the statement is a complete sentence. Write not a sententce if the statement is not a complete sentence. 1/. The author thought of a story. Complete sentence. 2/ Took place long ago. Not sentence . 3/ Her …
  7. English

    1. It's very noisy here. I can't stand it any more. (What does "it" refer to in the first sentence?
  8. English

    Posted by rfvv on Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 2:24am. 1. It's very noisy here. I can't stand it any more. (What does "it" refer to in the first sentence?
  9. English

    1. It has taken many centuries of wars and fightings for mankind to learn this. 2. It took many centuries of wars and fightings for mankind to learn this. ----------------------------- Why do we have to use 'has taken' as in Sentence …
  10. English

    When he arrived at the cafĂ©, Zach started preparing the scones, cookies, and muffins. While bread for sandwiches was purchased from a nearby bakery, he made these himself. Anybody looking for a stale pastry would have to try the Starbucks …

More Similar Questions