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Hello,

I have some things I want to ask you...We generally learn that transitive verbs are those who take direct object (e.g.I hit him). My question is: gramatically, are these direct objects obligatory for a sentence to be correct? Because, if someone asks me What are you doing? I can simply answer I'm reading!, without any direct object expressed. How does grammar take I'm reading! from my example?

So, are direct objects obligatory after a transitive verb or they can be implicit as well (as in my example)? Is my example, in fact, a transitive verb?

Thanks

p.s. Some reference would be highly appreciated!

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