Indirect Object

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An Indirect Object is a Noun/Pronoun/noun phrase that can answer 'to whom/what' or 'for whom/what' an Action Verb refers to.

  • Context:
    • It can (typically) precede a Direct Object.
    • It cacks the words “to” or “for” stated
    • It can appear with Verbs such as: 'give'.
  • Example(s):
    • B”, as in: “I gave [B] a C”;
      • Where [math]\displaystyle{ A }[/math] is the Subject, and a C is the Direct Object.
      • Test: To whom did you give C? To B.
  • See: Object, Direct Object.