Questions tagged with object

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using an object in a compound sentence
Which of the following sentences is greammatically correct?1. The book was so interesting that I could't stop reading.2. The book ...
object 0 votes, asked Dec 16 by Yoon Kim
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Double subject or object
Intuitively, I believe the punctuation in these sentences are correct: "Dr. Peterson, my physician, told me I should avoid dairy." ...
subject object pronoun pronouns punctuation 0 votes, asked Dec 12 by Jonathan
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Wait as a transitive verb.
My friend and I are having an argument. He says that it is proper to say "What are we waiting?" ...
transitive intransitive direct object PREPOSITIONAL 0 votes, asked Nov 25 by Faris Sweiss
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apostrophe question
Hi, I am offering meditations for children. *I* have written the meditations to be *used* by children, to be *listened*to* ...
apostrophe object possesive plural 0 votes, asked Nov 11 by minimedi .com
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indirect or direct object
In this sentence, I emailed a travel agency for information about flights to Nepal. Is "a travel agency" the indirect ...
object indirect direct PREPOSITIONAL 0 votes, asked Sep 18 by Yofes
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Subject and object when the verb is 'to be'
I have difficulty defining what is the subject and what is the object in the sentence: "The main application of ...
subject object 0 votes, asked Sep 17 by Serafim S
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subject and object
in the sentence 'you are here' what is the subject and object in the sentence?
subject object 0 votes, asked Jul 27 by philip
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pronouns
If some asks, Who is next?" Should you answer "he" or "him.m. Please explain.
subject or object pronouns 0 votes, asked Jul 11 by stacey jones
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OBJECT COMPLEMENT, PREP PHRASE, OR INDIRECT OBJECT?
Here is my example: I alert the people to the problem. Is "alert" a ditransitive verb? Indirect objects are supposed ...
indirect object PREPOSITIONAL Phrase 0 votes, asked Feb 11 by C
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Usage of verb sync and implied meaning for direct and indirect objects
I am new to an IT department, and the seasoned veterans are confusing me with their usage of the verb ...
Usage object direct indirect meaning 0 votes, asked Nov 18 '13 by js
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helping verb confusion
For the sentence Can you try to see things my way? What is the main verb of the sentence? "Try" ...
transitive intransitive direct object 0 votes, asked Nov 08 '13 by sali
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Incompatibility of me and X// Incompatibility of myself and X
Which sounds best and is best grammatically: 1). "The utter incompatibility of me and and Washington DC culture made me ...
myself Me object 0 votes, asked Aug 04 '13 by Olga Musayev
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Ambiguous object
Is it correct to write: "Mr. P. Jason's car has been reported stolen. If found, please contact us at ...."
object 0 votes, asked May 03 '13 by Lateef Oladeji
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Can you identify the objects in this song, please?
I'm creating a language which has words identifying direct and indirect objects in the sentence. To practice, I'm translating my ...
indentify direct indirect object -1 votes, edited Jan 08 '13 by Ileana
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Clause as object of preposition
In the quote "There is nothing impossible to him who will try." why is it not "to HE who will ...
object of Prepositions 0 votes, asked May 20 '12 by Victor
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