Definition: Tells to whom or to what the action is done. Part of Speech: Noun or pronoun Ex. Sentence I threw Bob candy.
The student sent the senator an invitation to prom.
The Rules 1.Direct objects always follow a transitive verb. 2. Indirect objects always come before the direct object. 3. Both always follow the verb. 4. D.O. and I.O. cannot be the object of a preposition. 5. Subject + action verb + what or whom? = direct object 6. Subject + action verb + direct object to what or whom? = indirect