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We use there ... when we talk about something for the first time, to say that it exists.
e.g.: There is a new restaurant in Main Street.
We use it to refer to a particular thing, place, fact, situation, etc.
e.g.: We went to the new restaurant. It is very good. (It refers to the restaurant)
We also use it in sentences like this:
It is dangerous to walk in the road. (It refers to to walk in the road)
It is also used to talk about distance, time, and weather:
e.g.: It is going to be a nice day.
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