But neither this nor any other purely political result would be the sole and direct object of the change.
It was his direct object to vex the Marquis, and he had set about it with all his vigour.
The direct object neither describes nor defines the subject.
The direct object of the verb always answers the question what?
Point out the complements and describe each (as direct object, predicate nominative, etc.).
It is an incomplete verb of action, and coat is its direct object.
The term "dead works" comprehends all works which men do with the direct object of getting life.
They is the simple subject, seek is the simple predicate, which is the direct object.
It is the direct object of his priesthood and the one which he is least likely to allow to pass out of his mind.
A noun clause may be used as the direct object of a verb ( 386).
A noun, pronoun, or group of words serving as the receiving end of an action, such as the ball in “Tabitha hit the ball.” A direct object can be a word, phrase, or clause: “Sam chose Rusty to play shortstop”; “I will never understand why he came home.” (Compare indirect object.)