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Grade 8 English
2.5 Direct Objects

The object that directly receives the action of the transitive verb is called the direct object. Direct objects are always nouns or pronouns.
Example: Bill hit the ball.
In the above example, the subject is 'Bill', the direct object is 'ball'. Ball receives the action of the verb hit.

The direct object can also be a person.
Example: Sally hit Jacob. (Here direct object Jacob receives the action of the verb hit).

The direct object answers the question what? or whom? with regard to what the subject of the sentence is doing.
Examples:
Bill hit the ball.
Bill hit what?
Bill hit the ball.

Sherry hit Bill.
Sherry hit whom?
Sherry hit Bill.


Directions: Find the direct objects in the following sentences. Also, write five more example sentences showing direct objects.
Q 1: I called Sue.
called
I
Sue

Q 2: Jacob accidental hit the ball to the window.
ball
window
hit

Q 3: Sam hammered nails into the wood.
Sam
nails
wood

Q 4: Jill burnt the toast.
Jill
burnt
toast

Q 5: Sam built a doghouse.
Sam
doghouse
built

Q 6: Tim sang a song.
sang
song
Tim

Q 7: Should we paint the room?
paint
room
we

Q 8: The boy threw the football.
threw
boy
football

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