(Polar molecules, Non-polar molecules, etc.)
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Yeah, it has to do with electron repulsion! Since there are 2 lone pairs on Iodine in ICl3, the electron repulsions balance each other out so the shape remains T-shaped, as opposed to how Sulfur in SOCl2 has a single lone pair that repels the bonded electron pairs.
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