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What percentage of verbs in English take both a direct and an indirect object?

As John Lawler notes in his comment, the big problem is defining the class of verbs you mean. Typically, we use "give" as an example of a verb that can have both an indirect and direct ...
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What percentage of verbs in English take both a direct and an indirect object?

I am not a linguist by trade, so I don't know if I should even attempt to answer this, but here it goes because curiosity is killing this cat. In an attempt to answer my own question, I simply took ...
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