|The object that directly receives the action of the transitive verb is called the direct object. Direct objects are always nouns or pronouns.|
Bill hit the ball.
Direct object: ball
Ball receives the action of the verb hit.
The direct object can also be a person.
The direct object answers the question what? or whom? with regard to what the subject of the sentence is doing.
Sherry hit Bill.
The pronouns me, you, him, her, it, us and them can be used as direct objects. A pronoun used as a direct object must be plural if the noun is plural and singular if the noun is singular.
Directions: What are direct objects? Explain using examples how pronouns are used as direct objects in sentences. Find the direct object pronouns in the following sentences.