Translation of "it" - English-Japanese dictionary

it

pronoun uk /ɪt/ us /ɪt/

A1 used to mean the thing, situation, or idea that has already been talked about

それ(先述されたもの、ことなどを表す)
‘Have you seen my bag?’ ‘It’s in the hall.’
It was a bad experience and I don’t want to talk about it.

A1 used before some adjectives, nouns, or verbs to introduce an opinion or description of a situation

(形容詞、名詞、動詞の前につけて形式的な主語、目的語になる)
It’s unlikely that she’ll arrive on time.
It’s a pity you can’t come with us.

A2 used with a verb in sentences giving the time, date, weather, or distances

(時間、距離、天候を表す文の主語。日本語には訳さない)
It rained all day.
What time is it?

used to say the name of a person or thing when the person you are speaking to does not know

(話し手の心の中にある人や物の名前を明らかにする時に使う)
It’s your dad on the phone.
noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌaɪˈtiː/ us /ˌɑɪˈti/

A2 the use of computers and other electronic equipment to keep and send information

IT、情報技術

(Translation of “it” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)