V n -ed
Structure II: Verb with two Objects
|Verb group||noun group||-ed clause|
|They||saw||their father||swept to his death.|
Structure information: Verb with two Objects
These verbs are concerned with feeling, hearing, or seeing something happen.
'Do you remember much of the language?' Danny asked. 'No, but I love to hear it spoken.'
Writers were invited to submit a short play and a selected few will see it performed on stage.
The worst part was watching her wheeled away to an operating theatre while we waited and stared at the walls.
In the case of feel, the noun group is often a reflexive pronoun. This pattern is V pron-refl -ed.
feel hear see watch
Ronnie felt himself dismissed, and returned to the reception desk.