An impersonal subject

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A: Do you know anything about May 16th?

B: It is your birthday.

 

Here in the dialogue, "It" is an impersonal subject like "It is raining", etc or just implies "May 16th" and a pronoun of "May 16th" like

 

A: Give me your computer.

B: Why do I have to give it to you?

 

Thank you so much as always and have a good day.

edited Mar 17 '13 at 23:55 Hans Contributor

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"It" is a pronoun of "May 16th." You can tell because if you swap it out with "May 16th," it means the same thing:

 

 A: Do you know anything about May 16th?

B: May 16th is your birthday.

link comment answered Mar 18 '13 at 15:19 Actually Holly Expert

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