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Can I say,

(a) They felt the orphans were very pity.

(b) They were pity for / to / of the orphans.

(c) They felt orphans very pity.

(d) They felt pity for / to / of the orphans.
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Why ? the position can be noun (pity) and adjective Emotion: happy after the verb "felt"?

Eg, I felt happy (adj) / pity (noun).
Vincent TeoWhy ? the position can be noun (pity) and adjective Emotion: happy after the verb "felt"?

Eg, I felt happy (adj) / pity (noun).

Yes. the verb feel can be either transitive or intransitive.
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Can I say,

He felt pity on the abused child.
Hi,

Can I say,

He felt pity on the abused child. No.

He felt pity for the abused child.

Clive