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Autor:  Teacher
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  28/DEZ/2010 4:19 PM
Assunto:  it is!
 
Mensagem: 
It think it means as usual, in that context.

Bed, it is = Bed, as usual.

In the lack of something else do on Christmas or New Year's Eve, "bed IT IS".

IT IS by itself, used at the end of a sentence, is not an idiom. It's a phrase that, when used at the end of a sentence implies an action that's going to be taken.

Let's say you are on a soup diet. Then, you can say: For dinner, soup it is. ( For dinner, soup as usual.)

Note:  you can't contract IT IS when used at the very end of a sentence because it is there for emphasis, and if contracted it would lose its emphatic meaning, thus creating a grammatical error in that particular situation. 
  


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
it is!  –  Tavinho_RJ.  28/DEZ/2010, 12:57 PM
 it is!  –  Teacher  28/DEZ/2010, 4:19 PM
To Teacher.  –  Tavinho_RJ.  28/DEZ/2010, 4:37 PM
To Teacher.  –  Dale-CR  28/DEZ/2010, 4:58 PM
To Dale.  –  Tavinho_RJ  29/DEZ/2010, 11:47 AM
To Dale.  –  Dale-CR  29/DEZ/2010, 11:02 PM
To Dale.  –  Tavinho_RJ.  30/DEZ/2010, 11:42 AM

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