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Direct and Reported Speech

Transformation of Sentences
English
Class 10

Overview

Identify direct and reported speech, understand how to convert a sentnece from direct to reported speech and vice versa

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Conversion of Direct Speech to Reported Speech and Vice - Versa

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Yesterday you met a friend of yours, Charlie. Here is something which Charlie told you. 
Later that day you tell another friend what Charlie said. Use reported speech.

Charlie: My father isn't very well.
He said that _____________

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Change the quoted lines to reported speech:
Shopkeeper: "Sorry, I have only big bottles."
The shopkeeper apologetically said that ________________ of tomato sauce.

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Convert the following sentence to indirect speech.

She said to me,"John would arrive before David".

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Choose the option that correctly transforms the given sentence into reported speech:
She said to me, "Keep quiet and listen to my words".

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Choose the option that correctly transforms the given sentence into reported speech:
I said to my sister, "Please, give me more money".

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Convert into indirect speech for the following question asked to you:
Kate: How far is your home from the airport?

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''I want to work for you,'' I said.
(Change it into indirect speech)

I can't pay you.
(Rewrite making it affirmative)

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Choose the indirect speech of the given sentence.
Rohan said, "How can I learn all these questions?"

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Change the following statement into indirect speech.
Mohan said, "What have you been searching for all these hours."

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Change the following statement into indirect speech.
She said to me, "Do you know Jack?"

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