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Objects and the Passive

(Look here for a general look at Objects in English.
Objects in English (first page)
Passive voice and objects (second page)
This page:
What a complext predicate is
We've seen the Direct Object - I bought a book - and the Indirect Object - I bought my brother a book.

So, what about a sentence like

They made him king.
They elected her president.

hr Got a question? Send it to me -- kmdavis@erols.com and I'll answer it.


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