directobjectpronouns1

directobjectpronouns1 - The object that directly receives...

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The object that directly receives the action of the verb is called the direct object. Bill hit the ball . "Ball" receives the action of the verb "hit." Sherry reads the book . "Book" receives the action of the verb "reads." The direct object can also be a person. Sherry hit Bill . (DO=Bill) The direct object answers the question " what? " or " whom? " with regard to what the subject of the sentence is doing. Bill hit the ball. Bill hit what? Bill hit the ball . Sherry hit Bill. Sherry hit whom? Sherry hit Bill . Often, it is desirable to replace the name of the direct object with a pronoun. Example 1 Paul bought the flowers. He took the flowers home and gave the flowers to his wife. Example 2 Paul bought the flowers. He took them home and gave them to his wife. When the pronoun replaces the name of the direct object, use the following pronouns:
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me (me) te (you-familiar) lo, la (him, her, it, you-formal) nos (us) os (you-all-familiar) los, las (them, you-all-formal) In an affirmative statement with one verb, the direct object pronoun comes immediately before the conjugated verb. Tengo = I have Tengo la pluma. = I have the pen. La tengo. = I have it. The pronoun (la) comes immediately before the verb (tengo) . Notice that if the subject of the sentence changes, this does not affect
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