English Grammar: Objects

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Definition:

The 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: He wrote the book. ('book' is the object, created by the action of writing)

EG: I saw the film. ('film' is the object, sensed by the subject seeing it)

See Also:

Direct Object; Indirect Object; Intransitive Verb; Subject, Predicate; Transitive Verb; Complement; Retained Object

Category:

Complement & Object

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