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D irect Objects versus Indirect Objects
 
Lesson 4-5
Prompt:Transitive active verb forms may have both a direct and an indirect noun object.
Directions:In each sentence below there is a direct or indirect object underlined. Click to select below each sentence whether the underlined word is a direct object or an indirect object.
1.Snowplows plowed the snow.
(direct object) (indirect object)
2.We sent the couple our best regards.
(direct object) (indirect object)
3.Jane bought Jake a snowboard.
(direct object) (indirect object)
4.The wind blew the snow into drifts.
(direct object) (indirect object)
5.The cooks served them their dinner.
(direct object) (indirect object)
6.The school sent her a letter.
(direct object) (indirect object)
7.She wrote her friend a letter.
(direct object) (indirect object)
8.Give your students much praise.
(direct object) (indirect object)
9.They threw him a rope.
(direct object) (indirect object)
10.The outfielder threw the catcher the ball.
(direct object) (indirect object)
11.Tell the class a story.
(direct object) (indirect object)
12.The mother sang her child a lullaby.
(direct object) (indirect object)
13.Please show me respect.
(direct object) (indirect object)
14.Give me your plans.
(direct object) (indirect object)
15.Please send me your suggestions.
(direct object) (indirect object)
16.Play me your best song.
(direct object) (indirect object)
17.Jill read me her essay.
(direct object) (indirect object)
18.The artist gave me her latest painting.
(direct object) (indirect object)
19.The store offered her a discount.
(direct object) (indirect object)
20.Please give them my best regards.
(direct object) (indirect object)