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    direct objects and indirect objects

    Does an indirect object have to be a person? For example in the sentence The eighth grade performed Our Town last night. Can Our Town be the indirect object even though it is not answering to whom or for whom after the verb? Would night be the direct object?

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    Re: direct objects and indirect objects

    No. "Our Town" is the direct object. "Last night" is an adverbial phrase modifying "performed".

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    Re: direct objects and indirect objects

    An indirect object does not have to be a person.

    John gave the university ten thousand dollars.
    Last edited by Rover_KE; 17-Oct-2015 at 21:39. Reason: Fixing typo.

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