English Grammar: Direct Object

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Definition:

The direct object of a verb is created, affected or altered by the action of a verb, or appreciated or sensed by the subject of the verb.

EG: She closed the door. ('door' is directly affected by her action.)

See Also:

Indirect Object; Intransitive Verb; Predicate; Transitive Verb; Complement; Retained Object

Category:

Complement & Object

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