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Asked in Grammar, Parts of Speech
What is the first step used to locate the direct and indirect objects Of a sentence?
The first step is to identify the verb or verbs, a sentence can have more than one verb and each may have a direct and an indirect object. The direct object receives the direct act of the verb: Mom baked cookies. (The cookies were baked by mom. Cookies is the direct object of the verb baked.) Mom baked us some cookies. (Did mom bake us or did mom bake cookies? The direct object is still cookies, the word 'us' is the indirect object,...
Asked in Halloween
When did trick or treating become popular in the US?
it became popular in the 1930's
Asked in Christmas, Santa Claus
What treat do children leave for santa in Austria?
In Austria, children leave mince pies and a glass of Sherry as a treat for Santa. In the US, children leave milk and cookies. ...
Asked in Nouns
What is an objective case noun?
A noun in the objective case is a noun that is functioning as the direct or indirect object of a verb, or as the object of a preposition. EXAMPLES direct object of a verb: Mom made cookies. (cookies are what mom made) indirect object of a verb: Mom made us cookies. (she made cookies for us) object of the preposition: Mom made cookies for us. (us is the object of the preposition 'for') ...
Asked in History of the United States
When did Montana become a part of the US of America?
montana became part of the US when miley cyrus became popular
Asked in American Cars
When did cars become common transportation in the US?
Cars started to become popular around 1908 and became common in the 1920s. ...
Asked in Cookies
Does the US have cookie-baking parties?
Yes, many people in the US do have cookie-baking categories, particularly around the holidays. Also popular are cookie exchange parties, for which people bring five or six dozen cookies, and everyone trades so you leave with a collection of several different kinds of cookies. ...