indirect object noun
grammar : a noun, pronoun, or noun phrase that occurs in addition to a direct object after some verbs and indicates the person or thing that receives what is being given or done
: a grammatical object representing the secondary goal of the action of its verb (as her in “I gave her the book”)
Examples of INDIRECT OBJECT
- In “He gave me the book,” the direct object is “book” and the indirect object is “me.”
First Known Use of INDIRECT OBJECT
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