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In the sentence
In the past keepers operated all lighthouses.

Is lighthouses the direct object?

In this sentence
Now, lighthouses are beacons run by computers.

Is beacons neither a direct object or an indirect object?

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asked by Kelly
  1. Both of your answers are correct.

    Beacons in the second sentence is a predicate nominative.

  2. Lighthouses are towers with extremely strong lights

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