objective case

  1. A grammatical term indicating that a noun or pronoun is an object . ( See case and nominative case .)

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Observe that the word Christus has no verb following it; it is practically an objective case, governed by thanke in l. 168. '

Acquiring here expresses the act done, the acquisition; yet governs the following objective case, estate.

Nay, it is more than probable that who was once wholly used in asking questions, even in the objective case; who did he marry?

Government has to do with verbs and prepositions, both of which are said to govern words by having them in the objective case.

Whomev′er, Whomsoev′er, objective case of whoever, whosoever.


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