Direct Object and Indirect Object :
Object is the answer in the sentence for the questions WHAT and WHOM.
• I killed a dog. (What did I kill?)
• My father called him. (Whom did my father call?)
The action of the verb is directly connected with a dog and him.
They are called DIRECT OBJECTS.
At the same time, there are INDIRECT OBJECTS.
The objects to the question TO WHOM in the sentence is called INDIRECT OBJECT.
My father presented me a watch.
In this sentence, WATCH is the direct object.
But to whom did my father present watch?
My father presented ME a watch. So, ME is indirect object.
He awarded Rajan the prize.
In this sentence, THE PRIZE is the direct object.
But to whom did he award the prize?
He awarded the prize to RAJAN. So, RAJAN is indirect object.
Ramesh gave Rajan the ticket.
In this sentence, THE TICKET is the direct object.
But to whom did he give the ticket?
He gave the ticket to RAJAN. So, RAJAN is indirect object.
Direct Object and Indirect Object
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