The indirect object of a sentence is the receiver of the direct object.
- Gary kicked the ball.
There is no indirect object because there is no receiver of the ball.
- Gary kicked the ball to Steve.
(direct object/ball – indirect object/Steve)
Steve is the receiver of the direct object/ball.
- Edyta baked some tasty biscuits for Gary.
(direct object/biscuits – indirect object/Gary)
- He gave his mum and dad a wonderful Christmas present.
(direct object/Christmas present – indirect object/mum and dad)