November 27, 2014

Nouns: Direct Object

The direct object is the noun that receives the action of the transitive verb. Typically, a direct object follows the verb and can be found by asking who or what received the action of the verb. [In the following examples, the direct object is … [Read more...]

Nouns: Indirect Object

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The indirect object is the noun or pronoun that receives the direct object. Typically, an indirect object precedes the direct object and can be found by asking who or what received the direct object. [In the following examples, the indirect … [Read more...]

Nouns: Object of the Verbal

Verbals are forms of verbs used as other parts of speech such as nouns, adjectives or adverbs. In some cases a noun will follow the verbal and "receive" it.  That noun is called the object of the verbal. As with other objects, it can be identified … [Read more...]

Nouns: Object of the Preposition

Prepositions are small words that create a relationship between other words in a sentence by linking phrases to the rest of the sentence. The nouns that follow them are objects of the preposition. [In the following examples, the preposition is … [Read more...]