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noun [countable] linguistics     indirect object pronunciation in British English
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singularindirect object
pluralindirect objects
  1. a type of grammatical object that refers to the person who receives something from or benefits from an action. An indirect object is usually a noun or pronoun. For example in the sentences ‘She taught me a lot about music’ and ‘We were given free tickets to the concert’, the indirect objects are ‘me’ and ‘we’.

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