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Is the word enemies a direct object or an indirect object.

The electric eel stuns its enemies with an electric shock.

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asked by Kelley
  1. Indirect objects answer "To or for whom or what?" after the verb.

    Direct objects answer what or whom after the verb.

    Let's see which one fits "enemies."

    The electric eel stuns (to or for what?)

    The electric eel stuns (whom or what?)

    What do you think?

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  2. I think direct object?

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    posted by Brett
  3. Kelley, Brett -- please use the same name for your posts.

    Yes, it's a direct object.

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    posted by Ms. Sue
  4. Sorry, did not know my brother had gotten on here too.

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    posted by Brett

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