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We were asked to speak about tiger. This is incorrect. You can't "speak about tiger". It would have to be either this: We were asked to speak about a tiger. to refer to a specific tiger—for …
answered Feb 17 '15 by Mooseman
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The crowd demonstrated outside the theatre. This sentence has no direct object. "outside the theatre" is a prepositional phrase used as an adverb on "demonstrated" telling where. In this case, it …
answered Dec 1 '14 by Mooseman