English version

direct object

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Grammar
direct objectˌdirect ˈobject noun [countable] technical  SLGin grammar, the person or thing that is affected by the action of a transitive verb, for example ‘Mary’ in the statement ‘I saw Mary’ indirect object
Examples from the Corpus
direct objectLike uh, just as a direct object.
Pictures of the day
What are these?
Click on the pictures to check.