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    indirect oject

    Hi, I'm new and stumbled upon this forum. I have a grammar question, in the grammar book I have been studying says "gossiping" in the following sentence is "indirect object", but I feel it's "direct object". Any opinions? Thanks.

    "Some poeple give gossiping too much time."

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    Re: indirect oject

    people / give / time
    (to) gossiping

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    Re: indirect oject

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Hi, I'm new and stumbled upon this forum. I have a grammar question, in the grammar book I have been studying says "gossiping" in the following sentence is "indirect object", but I feel it's "direct object". Any opinions? Thanks.

    "Some poeple give gossiping too much time."
    I agree with susie. "Gossiping" is the indirect object, and "too much time" is the direct object.

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