English Grammar Lessons

  Biscuit Trail: Home  Glossary of Grammatical Terms  Direct Object


Direct Object - Glossary of Terms


Direct Object

The direct object of a verb is the thing being acted upon (i.e., the receiver of the action).

Examples:

Play the guitar.
     
  verb          direct object (also called verb complement)

Every actor played his part.
                        
                       verb       direct object

The crowd will cheer the President.
                           
                       verb            direct object

Interactive example:

 
We can climb the hill and fly the kite over the lake. [show me the direct object]
 
Associated pages:
 
Glossary of grammatical terms
 
 

Grammar Monster | Copyright Registration Number: 226604 | All rights reserved