March 1st, 2011 in English Learning
Rewrite the following sentences putting the indirect objects before the direct objects.
1. Jane told a secret to me.
2. John’s father left a huge property for him.
3. Call a taxi for me.
4. They promised their help for us.
5. My mother gifted a necklace to me.
6. My friend did a great favor for me.
7. She lent her necklace to me.
8. The principal granted leave for us.
9. I promised my support for him.
10. The President awarded a gold medal to him.
11. Our guest told an interesting story to us.
12. I bade a sad farewell to my friends.
1. Jane told me a secret.
2. John’s father left him a huge property.
3. Call me a taxi.
4. They promised us their help.
5. My mother gifted me a necklace.
6. My friend did me a great favor.
7. She lent me her necklace.
8. The principal granted us leave.
9. I promised him my support.
10. The President awarded him a gold medal.
11. Our guide told us an interesting story.
12. I bade my friends a sad farewell.
The indirect object comes before the direct object when it is shorter than the direct object, or when the direct object has to be made prominent.