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Grammar Lesson: Direct and Indirect Objects (page 3)

By — John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Updated on Dec 10, 2010

Objects Review

Activity

Twenty objects are underlined. There are eight direct objects (DO), seven indirect objects (IO), and five objects of the preposition (OP). Write the two-letter code on the line before each sentence.

  1. ____ Two Navy officials award Hugo a medal.
  2. ____ His physician told Brian the best way to lose weight.
  3. ____ Sylvester gave his sister a gift during the ceremony.
  4. ____ The cartoons on the large screen entertained us.
  5. ____ All of the directors gave the young starlet good suggestions.
  6. ____ Frank gave Jim a hard time.
  7. ____ After his win, the racer celebrated with friends.
  8. ____ Give Nancy your bike for this leg of the trip.
  9. ____ The scientist brought the experiment's results to his colleagues.
  10. ____ Patsy brought her friends more cold lemonade.
  11. ____ Brad Lawrence, the hotel's owner, went to the chiropractor last Wednesday.
  12. ____ Our principal, Mr. Hartill, taught us a valuable lesson.
  13. ____ Ms. Bossi gave Mr. Shierant the keys to the gymnasium.
  14. ____ Please bring the book back to Bobbie Brennan.
  15. ____ Show me the correct method.
  16. ____ Has Yvonne ever given her sister the secret that we share?
  17. ____ Wilma walked Dino along the dusty path.
  18. ____ They found the situation quite alarming.
  19. ____ I showed Christine the city's new plans.
  20. ____ Seth remembered the answer after his test had been collected.

Answers to Objects Review

The direct objects are found in sentences 1, 5, 8, 10, 14, 17, 18, and 20.

The indirect objects are found in sentences 2, 6, 12, 13, 15, 16, and 19.

The objects of the preposition are found in sentences 3, 4, 7, 9, and 11.

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