Do I say えいがみました or えいがみました?

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With this class of perception verbs, the thing you are perceiving is the direct object. We mark it as a direct object using the accusative case particle を:


Other verbs in this class include 聞く【きく】 'hear' and 嗅ぐ【かぐ】 'smell'.

We would make it a direct object in English, too, by the way:

I saw a movie.

Except that in English, we mark the direct object by its position in the sentence. In Japanese, you use the accusative case particle を instead.

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