Object/Direct Object Ambiguity

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Is "me" in "tell me!" an indirect object or is it technically ambiguous? If so, are the same rules true for a verbs like "show" in "show me!"?

 

I ask because the command, "show me!" appears more ambiguous than the command "tell me!" because you can technically "show me (something)" or "show me (to someone)," whereas you can't really "tell me (to someone)," or can you?

asked Jun 08 at 07:33 David New member

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Yes, "me" is an indirect object.

link comment answered Jun 09 at 04:56 Sanjay Contributor

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