PRONOUNS, PERSONAL. It quasi-redundant with verbsIt is sometimes used indefinitely, as the object of a verb, without referring to anything previously mentioned, and seems to indicate a pre-existing object in the mind of the person spoken of.
i.e. "the battle."
“Courage, father, fight it out.
i.e. "what thou sayest."
“Ber. She never saw it.
King. Thou speak'st it falsely.
where it == "matters."
That smooth'st it so with king and commonweal.
i.e. "to take part in the intended bridal revels."
“To revel it with him and his new bride. (So C. of E. iv. 4. 66.)
i.e. "continue my former dissembling." But it is often added to nouns or words that are not generally used as verbs, in order to give them the force of verbs.
“I cannot daub it further.
“To queen it.
“To prince it.
And, later, “Whether the charmer sinner it or saint it,
“Lord Angelo dukes it well.
If folly grow romantic, I must paint it.” POPE, Moral Essays, ii. 15. The use of it with verbs is now only found in slang phrases.