it is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
issue - it - item

Pronunciation change

Pronoun change


  1. (personal) Used to refer to an object that might have been described earlier in the text.
    The house was very big. It had many rooms.
  2. Used to describe the weather.
    It is very hot today.
    I'm staying in because it is raining.
  3. Used to describe a situation in general.
    I don't like it when people tell me to do something.
    It is hard to find a job.
    It wasn't easy knowing where the ball would go.
Singular Plural
Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive Subject Object Possessive 1 Possessive 2 Reflexive
First I me my mine myself we us our ours ourselves
Second you you your yours yourself you you your yours yourselves
Third Feminine she her her hers herself they them their theirs themselves
Masculine he him his his himself
Impersonal it it its its itself

Abbreviation change


  1. Italy or Italian.

Initialism change


  1. Information Technology, i.e. the use of computers.