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direct object

noun [C]
 
 
the direct object of a transitive verb is the person or thing that is affected by the action of the verb. In the sentence 'I bought a new car yesterday.', 'a new car' is the direct object. →  Compare indirect object Grammatical terms
Translations of “direct object”
in Chinese (Traditional) 直接受詞…
in Russian прямое дополнение…
in Turkish belirtili nesne…
in Chinese (Simplified) 直接宾语…
in Polish dopełnienie bliższe…
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