Direct and indirac ibjects 3rd p

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Direct and indirac ibjects 3rd p

  1. 1. <ul><li>A complement is a word or group of words that completes the meaning begun by the subject or verb. </li></ul><ul><li>Five kinds: direct objects (DO), object complements (OC), indirect objects (IO), predicate nominatives (PN, and predicate adjectives (PA). </li></ul><ul><li>Three are affected by the action of the verb. </li></ul><ul><li>Predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives are both called subject complements. </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>The direct object receives the action expressed by the verb or names the result of the action. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><li>1. She drank the soda . </li></ul><ul><li>2. I signed the check . </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>The object complement completes a reference and/or an implication suggested by the direct object of the clause. Object complements are most usually noun phrases or adjective phrases. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples </li></ul><ul><li>1. They elected her leader . </li></ul><ul><li>2. We find this music pleasant . </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Indirect objects precede the direct object and tell to whom or what or for whom or what the action of the verb is done. </li></ul><ul><li>Examples: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>My mom gave me a present. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bob sent us the memo on Thursday. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>I bought that skirt for her. </li></ul><ul><li>I gave those shoes to him. </li></ul><ul><li>What is the subject, the verb, the direct object and the indirect object? </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>I bought that skirt for her. </li></ul>subject verb direct object indirect object
  7. 7. <ul><li>I gave those shoes to him. </li></ul>subject verb direct object indirect object
  8. 8. <ul><li>A subject complement is a word which follows a linking verb and refers to (renames or describes) the subject. </li></ul><ul><li>Two kinds: predicate nominatives and predicate adjectives </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Indirect object pronouns tell to whom the action is being done . </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>They mean the same thing in English as do the direct object pronouns, only they add the words “to or for”. For example, “to you, for me, ect.” </li></ul>

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