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Meaning of “indirect object” - Learner’s Dictionary

indirect object

noun [C]    
The indirect object of a verb with two objects is the person or thing that is affected by the result of the action of the verb. In the sentence 'Give Val some cake.', 'Val' is the indirect object. →  Compare direct object Grammatical terms
Translations of “indirect object”
in Chinese (Traditional) 間接受詞…
in Russian косвенное дополнение…
in Turkish (dilbilgisi) dolaylı tümleç…
in Chinese (Simplified) 间接宾语…
in Polish dopełnienie dalsze…
(Definition of indirect object from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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