Direct or Indirect?
Aw, what’s the difference? The following sentences include both direct and indirect objects of the verb. What do they tell you? And how can you make your meaning clearer?
- She planted him a kiss on the cheek.
- He jumped as she did it back about three feet.
- Come on, baby, I delivered you a box of candy.
- And I sent you the box back.
- Let’s give you and I some time off
Val’s Answers to Grammar Quiz #8
1. She planted a kiss on his cheek.
2. He jumped back about three feet as she did it.
3. Come on, baby, I delivered a box of candy to you.
4. And I sent the box back to you.
5. Let’s give you and me some time off