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What is an object complement?

 

Definition
 

An object complement is a complement that is used to predicate a description of the direct object.

Examples (English)
 
  • The people made Ambrose bishop.
  • The people considered Ambrose holy.
Generic
  An object complement is a kind of
 
Sources
 

Crystal 1985 60

 

Quirk, Greenbaum, Leech, and Svartvik 1985 55


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