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    object complement or adverb?

    "He wrote it wrong."

    "Wrong" = an object complement or an adverb?

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    #2

    Re: object complement or adverb?

    http://www.ldoceonline.com/dictionary/wrong_2
    Having read definition#1 above, I consider it an adverb.
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: object complement or adverb?

    What about this sentence?
    ''I get it that the way they sell their product is making people afraid''

    The noun clause, ''the way they sell their product is making people afraid'', functions as an adverbial too?

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    Re: object complement or adverb?

    No. The way the sentence is structured "it" is the direct object, but it isn't needed there. The relative clause defines "it". As such, it is an adjective. Look at the sentence without "it". Then the noun clause is the direct object.

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