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    The definition of compliment when used as part of sentence structure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Here's some quotation from above link:

    Eg: She sent him the fax. (The sentence is completed by telling us what she sent to him.)

    Question:Isn't THE FAX 'indirect object'?

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    Quote Originally Posted by sharguar
    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    Here's some quotation from above link:

    Eg: She sent him the fax. (The sentence is completed by telling us what she sent to him.)

    Question:Isn't THE FAX 'indirect object'?
    She (subject) sent (di-transitive verb) him (indirect object/IO) a fax (direct object/DO). :D

    She sent him a fax. (IO + DO)
    She sent a fax to him. (DO + IO)

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    In the same vein.

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