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Today in the Fun Easy English classroom you are going to learn about direct objects an important part of English grammar.
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Grammar: Direct Objects

Definition of a direct object.
  • A direct object is a word(s):
  • which completes the meaning of a verb
  • which usually follows a transitive verb
  • To determine if a verb in a sentence has a direct object:
  • Do the following:
  • find the verb
  • then ask a question about the verb using "whom" or "what"
  • if there is an answer to this question in the sentence, then that word(s) is the direct object
  • Example: The teacher ate lunch.
  • the verb is ate
  • the question would be: The teacher ate what?
  • the answer is lunch, which is the direct object
Direct Object Examples
  • The student read the book.
  • She likes to eat cookies.
From YOUR Teacher: Direct Objects

Direct objects are actually pretty easy to learn. Read the examples above.
 
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