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Which personal pronoun correctly completes the sentence? What is its use? Because so many leaves had fallen, their parents helped .................. rake the yard. A. They; indirect object B. Them; direct object C. They; direct object D. Them; indirect object

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  1. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    No need to tag! I'm right here.

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Ok

  3. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    Here, we're looking for an object pronoun because they/them is taking the effect of a verb. Would you use they or them?

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Them

  5. KyanTheDoodle
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    Correct, so it could be B or D. Now take a look at this article: https://www.myenglishpages.com/site_php_files/grammar-lesson-direct-indirect-object.php Would you say it's a direct object, or indirect object?

  6. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    I think it would be b

  7. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    The direct object answers the question "What are they doing?" and the indirect object answers the question "Who are they doing it for?"

  8. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    So then the correct answer would be d

  9. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    Indeed.

  10. anonymous
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    Thanks for your help

  11. KyanTheDoodle
    • one year ago
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    No problem.

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