The authors, drawing from their personal experiences as teachers of Italian, chose specific structures exemplified in the reading selections and especially problematic for Italian language students such as relative pronouns, difficult verb moods, piacere, direct and indirect object pronouns, etc.
What does IO stand for?
IO stands for Indirect Object
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Information technology (IT) and computers
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We have 16 other meanings of IO in our Acronym Attic
- Immediate Office
- Immigration Officer
- Immuno-Oncology (therapy)
- Imperial Order (gaming)
- In Organization (banking)
- Inboard Outboard (boat drive system)
- Independent Observations
- Index Origin
- Indian Ocean
- Indian Orchard (Springfield, MA)
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2) subject + predicate [zbn] + indirect object + direct object (pp.
Thus, the following may be added to the subject predicate sentence pattern: subject, predicate, direct object; subject, predicate, indirect object, direct object; subject, predicate, predicate nominative; and subject, predicate, predicate, predicate adjective pattern.
To complicate things even further, indirect object pronouns are usually redundant in Spanish.
In the next few verses, Mary appears as a direct and indirect object.
If there are three arguments, however, the indirect object is promoted to a position where it, rather than the object, engenders absolutive suffixes on the verb.