Which of these objects does not belong to it

How do you ask about the object?

Determine accusative object

A Accusative object is a Object in the 4th caseafter which we withWho or what? ask.

A sentence with subject, predicate and an accusative object.

As here in the example:

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Marie is writing a romantic book.

Subject question: who writes a romantic book? Marie

Predicate question: What is Marie doing? Write

Accusative object question: Whom or what is Marie writing? A romantic book

Determine dative object

A Dative object is a Object in the 3rd caseafter which we withWhom? ask.

A sentence with a subject, a predicate and a dative object.

Here's an example:

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The new computer belongs to Max.

Subject question: Who belongs to Max? The new computer

Predicate question: What does the new computer do? Belong

Dative object question: Who owns the new computer? Max

Determine the genitive object

A Genitive object is a Object in the 2nd case. We ask for him with Whose?.

A sentence with subject, predicate and a genitive object.

Take a look at the example:

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We remember our vacation.

Subject question: who remembers? We

Predicate question: What are we doing? Remember us

Genitive object question: What do we remember? Our vacation

We use the Genitive hardlyso there is also mostly no genitive object. We would formulate the sentence like this:

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We remember our vacation.

Subject question: who remembers? We

Predicate question: What are we doing? Remember us

Prepositional object question: Who do we remember? To our vacation

The object here is a Prepositional object

Sentences with two objects

sentences can also more than an object include. See for yourself:

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Max is giving you a book.

Subject question: Who is giving? Max

Predicate question: What is Max doing? Give

Dative object: who is Max giving a book to? to you

Accusative object: Whom or what is Max giving? A book

There is both a Accusative object as well as a Dative object. We will of course find them again with the questionsWhom?andWhom or What?


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