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    IDENTIFY THE DIRECT OBJECTS AND INDIRECT OBJECTS IN THE FOLLOWING SENTENCE. (NOT EVERY SENTENCE WILL HAVE AN INDIRECT OBJECT) SOME SENTENCES MAY HAVE COMPOUND DIRECT OBJECTS. PLEASE DO NOT INCLUDE THE DIRECT OBJECT IN A PREPOSITIONAL PHRASE.

    This picture shows Burk on his horse Baldy.

    I think the correct answer is Burke is the indirect object and Baldy is the direct object. Burk because it answers who and Baldy because it answer what...Am I correct and if I am not, please give the correct answers and explain why.

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    "Burk" is direct object.There is no indirect object in the sentence.
    If all the 3 signpostings are from you, I do think you need a clear differentiation between direct ...

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    The expert identifies direct and indirect object examples.

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