the direct object
verb (a verb that has an object) or shows the result of that action. A direct
object answers the question ‘‘What?’’ or ‘‘Whom?’’ after the transitive verb.
In these sentences, the transitive verb is underlined, and the direct object
My neighbor asked us an interesting question. (What?)
The television set required repair. (What?)
Tyler edited three errors in her essay. (What?)
They oiledthe skates before lacing them up. (What?)
We guided him during the mountain climb. (Whom?)
James met Mr. Hunt in the school’s main office. (Whom?)
My Account / Test History
Many people have died.from malaria.
Many people have died of malaria.
People die of ilfness, of hunger, of thirst, of or from wounds; from overwork; by violence, by the sword, by pestilence; in battle; for their country, for a cause, through neglect; on the scaffold; at the stake.