The use of « it » - Free english lesson
Chapter Personal and possessive pronouns

In the third person singular, we use it not to designate the humans (but to designate objects, situations, sometimes animals), irrespective of the gender (masculine or feminine).
Can you do it?
In this case, it indicates a task to accomplish.

We use it in the case of a repetition.
My watch doesn't work. I hope it isn't broken.

We also use it to present a situation.
It was a sunny afternoon.

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