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Object

The term object refers to a noun or pronoun that comes after the verb, in an active clause.

  • Jane wrote a story.
  • He bought a car.

Many verbs can be followed by two objects an indirect object and a direct object. The indirect object usually refers to a person and the direct object usually refers to a thing. In the sentence Ann gave me a watch, the indirect object is me, and the direct object is a watch.

 

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