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    Prostrate

    An illness that prostrated an entire family.

    The word prostrate is transitive.
    I want to know about my sentence. Maybe it is not right. Maybe it don't have an object.
    Could you please help me?

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    Re: Prostrate

    It's not a sentence, but 'prostrated' is used correctly.

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    Re: Prostrate

    Quote Originally Posted by Tina3 View Post
    An illness that prostrated an entire family.

    The word prostrate is transitive.
    I want to know about my sentence. Maybe it is not right. Maybe it doesn't have an object.
    Could you please help me?
    Henry

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    Re: Prostrate

    Quote Originally Posted by riquecohen View Post
    Henry
    I will make a sentence
    Her brother suffers from an illness that prostrated an entire family.

    My sentence is correct. The verb prostrated may not be correct. It needs an object.
    Please tell me.

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    Re: Prostrate

    It's correct. The object is 'an entire family'.

    Rover

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    Re: Prostrate

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    It's correct. The object is 'an entire family'.

    Rover
    Thank you very much.
    I don't know how to find an object.
    How did you know those words makes an object.
    I don't know how to find it.

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    Re: Prostrate

    Go to the top of the page, click on Reference, then Grammar Glossary, and find Objects.

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