English Grammar Lesson: Using It, This, & That to Refer to What Was Said

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We use it to refer back to something that was just mentioned, talked about, or written. It is a pronoun, and it replaces a noun used in the previous sentence. When you use it, there is no special nuance or emphasis: I went to Jack’s party last night. It was so much fun. It replaces “Jack’s party.” We are planning …

English Lesson: Anything, Nothing, Anyone & No One

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Today, lets look at anything, nothing, anyone & no one. These four words can be confusing sometimes. Anything and nothing have the exact same meaning, but the way we use these words is different: We use anything with a negative verb and questions: I didn’t eat anything for breakfast. We thought it was strange that Tom didn’t say anything to …