Questions tagged with object

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Passive voice of sentences without object
What is the passive voice of the following sentence?"John plays nicely."
active-voice passive-voice active passive object 0 votes, asked Aug 02 by Razin Shaikh
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Grammatical explanation
How do I explain in grammatical terms, the difference between these 2 sentences? 1. He showed me the book 2. ...
direct indirect object +1 vote, asked Jun 29 by Tina Biswas
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Pronoun usage (subject or object?)
In the following sentence, would "I" or "me" be correct?All of the English teachers, including Mrs. Sanford and I/me, were ...
pronoun subject object 0 votes, asked May 15 by Sara
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Which sentence of the following two is correct?
Someone told me that the sentence (2) was not correct. But It seems to me that both sentences are correct, ...
object complement 0 votes, asked Apr 09 by Yoshiro
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Me before you
The other day my friend said, "me and you have similar taste in music", I noted the me should never ...
Me you pronoun object subject 0 votes, asked Feb 20 by Katrina
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preposition and object
If there is a preposition that means there is no object to the verb He writes me He writes to ...
to preposition object 0 votes, asked Feb 19 by Anu
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Who vs whom
I know the basic rules for when to use "who" or "whom," but sometimes I get a little confused. For ...
subject pronoun object who whom 0 votes, asked Feb 12 by Joshua Neumann
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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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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 '14 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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