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    direct objects

    what is a direct object and what is an indirect object?

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    If we have a verb with two objects, one is direct and one indirect:

    I sent her a letter.
    I sent a letter to her.

    In both cases, 'letter'is the direct object (= what was sent), and 'her' is the indirect object (= the recipient of the letter).

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