Order in Sentences
It is important to know how to use objects properly in sentences. They are used for:
Direct object of a verb
Indirect object of a verb
Subject of an infinitive
Object of a preposition
To make this meaningful, here are examples and illustrations of these uses of objects:
Direct object of a verb—receives or is affected by the verb's action.
Wrong: Father sent Peter and I to England.
Right: Father sent Peter and me to England.
Wrong: I like he (she) better.
Right: I like him (her) better.
Right: Julia threw the bouquet.
Right: Pedro hit the ball.
Right: Andy and Alice robbed a bank, then stole a pickup truck.
Right: The man offered her a bribe.