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Direct Objects and Object Complements

Factitive verbs have both direct objects and object complements. Direct objects are phrases, clauses, nouns, and pronouns that directly receive the action of the verb. What are object complements? More...
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Direct Objects and Object Complements
Factitive verbs have both direct objects and object complements. Direct objects are phrases, clauses, nouns, and pronouns that directly receive the action of the verb.
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An object complement (also called an objective complement) follows a direct object. It may be a word or phrase that gives further meaning to the direct object. In a sense, it explains what the direct object has become. An object complement can be a noun, pronoun, or adjective.


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What Is an Object Complement? (with Examples)

An object complement is a noun, a pronoun, or an adjective which follows a direct object to rename it or state what it has become.

Verbs of making (e.g., to make, to create) or naming (e.g., to name, to call, to elect) often attract an object complement. In the examples below, the object complements are shaded and the direct objects are in bold.
To make her happy
To name her Heidi
However, lots of verbs can take an object complement. For example:
To consider someone stupid
To paint something purple
To catch somebody stealing
Examples of Object Complements
Here are some more examples of object complements:
I found the guard sleeping.
We all consider her unworthy.
I declare this centre open.
We consider fish spoiled once it smells like what it is.
To obtain a man's opinion of you, make him mad. (Oliver Wendell Holmes, 1809-1894)
An object complement is not always one word. It could be a phrase. For example:
I found the guard sleeping in the barn.
We all consider her unworthy of the position.


https://www.grammar-monster.com/glossary/object_complement.htm
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Direct Objects and Object Complements
Factitive verbs have both direct objects and object complements. Direct objects are phrases, clauses, nouns, and pronouns that directly receive the action of the verb.
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Direct Objects and Object Complements
Factitive verbs have both direct objects and object complements. Direct objects are phrases, clauses, nouns, and pronouns that directly receive the action of the verb.
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