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Grammar:Tutorial/Preposition of direct object את

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Participles Preposition of direct object את Personal and demonstrative pronouns

If a direct object for a verb is definite (either having a definite article or being a proper name) then before the object the preposition את is added. If the object is indefinite, there should be no את.

Also a noun with a pronoun suffix (see below) is definite (but without an article).

This preposition also may mean "with" (a synonym of the preposition עם).