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    Question object?

    Hi everybody,

    in a sentence: I will help him with the reading. Is the reading an object???

    Thank you!

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    Re: object?

    Hello Kuki,

    "Him" is the object of "help"; "the reading" is the complement of the preposition "with". (Some might call "the reading" the "prepositional object" of the verb.)

    Best wishes,


    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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