The Indirect Object: The Receiver of the Direct Object
The Subject does the action (verb) to the Direct Object. Sometimes, the Direct Object is directed to something else. The word that describes the intended goal of the Direct Object is called the Indirect Object.
The Indirect Object:
The indirect object is the word that describes who or what indirectly receives the action of the sentence by receiving the direct object.
The Indirect Object is highlighted in the following sentence:
Then Jim threw John the ball
Hint: The Indirect Object can be located by asking
to whom?The I.O. can be change to reflect the implied
To whom did Jim throw the ball?
Jim threw the ball to John.
Click on the Indirect Object in the following sentences.
People brought him all who were ill with various diseases - Matt. 4:24
...that God may give you the Spirit of wisdom and revelation. - Eph. 1:17
I have told you these things so that you won't fall away - John 16:1
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