2subject + verb + what? or who? = direct object The Direct ObjectA direct object will follow a transitive verb [a type of action verb]. Direct objects can be nouns, pronouns, phrases, or clauses. If you can identify the subject and verb in a sentence, then finding the direct object—if one exists—is easy. Just remember this simple formula:subject + verb + what? or who? = direct object
3Direct Object Pronouns First of all you must remember that a direct object in a sentence is the person, event or thing affected by the verb. The main difference between the use of the direct object pronouns in Spanish and English is their placement.
4Direct Object Pronouns con’t While in English they substitute the direct object (and its article) and are placed where the original object was, in Spanish this pronoun is placed in front of the verb, replacing also any article used with the object previously.
5Things to RememberThings to Remember: The indirect object pronouns le or les change to se when they precede the direct object pronouns lo/s or la/s