Mary bought John a cap. (indiret complement)

Jose68

Member
Spanish, Spain
Hello, I have a question about the fllowing sentnce: 'Mary bought John a cap.' My question is: which is the Indirect Complement?
Many thanks
 
  • dojibear

    Senior Member
    English (US - northeast)
    Some modern grammars of English use "complement" about everything after the subject noun and the verb.
    I don't know their terms and rules.

    Older grammars of English say that a verb has a "direct object" and an "indirect object" and a "subject" -- up to three nouns for one verb.
     
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