accusative case

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I see the car.
I hear a bell.
I watch television.
I play football.
I read the book.
I hit the ball.

accusative case (plural accusative cases)

  1. (grammar): In English and other modern languages, the case used to mark the immediate object (direct object) on which the transitive verb acts. In Latin grammar, the accusative case (cāsus accūsātīvus) includes functions derived from the Indo-European accusative and lative cases; said Lative Case expresses concepts similar to those of the English prepositions "to" and "towards".
    Synonym: accusative


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