Below is a sentence with a prepositional phrase diagrammed.
Indirect Objects are nouns or pronouns that come before direct objects. An indirect object receives a direct object.
My mom sent me an e-mail that wished me a happy birthday.
Marquis gave Johnny a ride home.
Yesterday, Jasmine baked her sister cookies.
The quarterback threw the receiver the ball.
I bought myself a new bicycle.
Notice that sentences with indirect
objects can be re-written with
prepositional phrases. These
prepositional phrases describe the action of the sentence and typically come after the direct object.
My mom sent an e-mail to me.
Marquis gave a ride to Johnny.
Yesterday, Jasmine baked cookies for her sister.
The quarterback threw the ball to the receiver.
I bought a new bicycle for myself.
Below is a sentence with an indirect object diagrammed.
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