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In this sentence, where is the object?

Anna ate her cold chicken sandwich for lunch.

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her cold chicken sandwich

The question that you can ask to check this is "What did Anna eat?" or "What did Anna eat for lunch?"

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Paring it down to the minimum, it's "sandwich", because "her", "cold", and "chicken" are all being used as adjectives. And "for lunch" is a prepositional phrase also being used as an adjective modifying "sandwich". In this phrase, "lunch" is the object of the preposition; it is not the object of the sentence.

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