Objects

Objects are Nouns

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Objects may have this…

Object Page 2

Objects may have this…

Object Page 3


Some verbs need an object
  • Use a dictionary: 
    • “transitive” = needs an object
    • “with object” = needs an object
    • “intransitive” ≠ needs an object
    • “no object” ≠ needs an object

Take Dictionary Example 2

Take Dictionary Example 1


Some verbs have two objects

a direct object & an indirect object

“I gave the book to my friend.”

direct object = “the book”

indirect object = “my friend”

The indirect object is often part of a prepositional phrase, and it can come before or after the direct object.