Passives: Verbs with two objects

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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. Two structures are possible.

Both these structures can be made passive.

Another example is given below.

Common verbs that are followed by two objects include give, send, show, lend, pay, promise, refuse, tell and offer.

See also

Active and passive voice
Choice of passive structures
Passive verb forms
Verbs not used in the passive
Passives: agents
Passives: verbs with two objects
Passives: sentences with infinitive and clause objects
Passives: verbs with object and infinitive
Passives: object complements