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I was told that this is correct:

What day will it be tomorrow?

Do you consider this wrong

"What day will be tomorrow?"

If it's wrong without "it", why do we not need "it" here?

What man will come tomorrow?

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What day will it be tomorrow?

When "be" is a linking verb(copula), it needs a subject and a complement

It will be fine tomorrow. Will it be fine tomorrow? What day it will be tomorrow. What day will it be tomorrow?

What man will come tomorrow?

"come" is intransitive, so you don't need "it"(A man comes here; not a man comes it here)

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  • "When "be" is a linking verb(copula), it needs a subject and a complement" OK. But why is it not needed here? "What day is today?" – user1425 Jan 3 at 4:45
  • "today" is both "adverb" and "noun", today is a noun in "What day is today?" and is being used as a complement. – Brandon Jan 12 at 21:33

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