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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
Sue
I

Q 2: Tim sang a song.
Tim
sang
song

Q 3: Should we paint the room?
room
we
paint

Q 4: The boy threw the football.
boy
threw
football

Q 5: Jill burnt the toast.
toast
burnt
Jill

Q 6: Jacob accidental hit the ball to the window.
window
hit
ball

Q 7: We built a tree-house.
built
We
tree-house

Q 8: Sam built a doghouse.
built
Sam
doghouse

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