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What is ditransitivity?

 

Definition
 

Ditransitivity is a term which describes a verb or clause which takes two objects.

 
Also known as:

bitransitivity

Example (English)
 
  • In the following sentence, tell is a ditransitive verb:

  • She told him a story.
  • Generic
      Ditransitivity is a kind of
     
    Source
     

    Crystal 1985 316


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