English Complements

posted by .

In the sentence

They named him John.

what sort of complement is "John"? The direct object is "him".

How does this relate to a sentence like

They made him do it.

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. english 9

    in the following sentances are the words in quatation marks Compound Direct Object, Compound Indirect Object, Object Complement,or Object of Preposition ?
  2. English grammar

    I am confused on how to identify a sentence as a complex sentence or a simple sentence. The sentence is "The first recorded trip to the Yellowstone geysers was made in 1807 by John Colter." I think it is simple...but am not sure if …
  3. English

    John was chosen captain of the team. in these sentence is captain subject?
  4. English

    while doing sentence pattern I'am unable to identify which is complement and object clearly. I know that complement is the one which completes the sense of the sentence but for example "floods cause destruction". in this sentence which …
  5. Grammar

    Please check this. 1. We are going to tell John what happened. John= indirect object 2. Are you going to explain to your parents why you arrived home late?
  6. english 4

    I need to identify the subject, verb, and any complements (direct object, indirect object, subject complement, objective complement) and the prepositional phrases of the following sentances. Those mustard pickles are to sour for me.
  7. grammar

    Identify the sentence parts by placing the red abbreviations in their correct locations. Put parentheses around the prepositional phrases. Identify the subject, verb, and any complements (direct object, indirect object, subject complement, …
  8. English

    Sandy's throw to first base was short the grey-blue ocean stretched out before him. dianna gave George a cold shoulder at the party assist me with Identify the sentence parts by putting the red abbreviations to their correct locations. …
  9. Sentence skills

    1. The following sentence is an example of which primary English sentence pattern?
  10. English

    1. Do you want to know more? (What is the part of speech of 'more'?

More Similar Questions