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directobjectpronouns3 - Remember, a direct object receives...

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Remember, a direct object receives the action of the verb. Bill hit the ball. "Ball" receives the action of the verb "hit." Sherry reads the book. "Book" receives the action of the verb "reads." And, the direct object can also be a person. Sherry hit Bill. (DO=Bill) Also, remember that 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? The ball. Sherry hit Bill. Sherry hit whom? 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: me (me) te (you-familiar) lo, la (him, her, it, you-formal)
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nos (us) os (you-all-familiar) los, las (them, you-all-formal) When a sentence has two verbs, the first verb is conjugated and the
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