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i have started this thread 2 practice direct indirect of Past Pprs... dear members plz review and mark out mistakes if any.

2002


Change the following sentences from direct speech to Indirect Speech:

1. "Hurrah''! Said the captain of the team, "we won the match".
The captain of the team exclaimed with joy that they had won the match.

2. "Please Sir, take pity on a poor beggar woman'', the wretched old woman asked for alms
The wretched old woman begged/requested for alms that took pity on a poor beggar woman.

3. They say. "Is this the right time to arrive, Aren't you forgetting something"?
They say whether that is the right time to arrive and if we are not forgetting something.

4. He often says, "I am always willing to help the needy, if I am assured they are really in need''.
He often says that he is always willing to help the needy,if he is assured they are really in need.

5. The master said, "How long will you take in warming my food".
The master inquired how long he would take in warming my food.

6 The boy said. "Alas' I could not pass my examination"
The boy exclaimed with sorrow that he could not pass his examination

7. "Come hare quickly and work out this problem on the blackboard" said the teacher.
The teacher asked come there quickly and work out that problem on the blackboard.

8. "What a lovely evening!" Said Irum.

Irum exclaimed that the evening was lovely.

9. "What is the name of this beautiful building?" asked the visitor.
The visitor inquired what the name of that building was.

10. He said "Sit down over here and don't move until I allow you".
He ordered to him that sit down over there and do not move until he allow him.


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Change the following to reported speech:

(1) "This is your house, isn't it?" asked Jcmmic.

Jcmmick inquired whether or not the house that was your house.

(2) "Where do you want to be dropped?" said the taxi driver.
The taxi driver asked where you want to be dropped.

(3) "Call the first witness," said the judge.
The judge ordered to call the first witness.

(4) "Don't blame him for the accident," the boy's mother said.
The boy's mother said not to blame him for the accident.

(5) He said, "I banged on Cliffs door but he did not answer".
He said that he had banged on cliffs door but he did not answer.

(6) "Where is the boat? Hurry up we are being chased", she cried.
He asked where the boat was and tell them to get hurry as they were being chased.

(7) "I have lost my way. Can you direct me to the Post Office please?" said the old lady.
The old lady requested to take her to the post office as she had lost her way.

(8) He said to me, "what a pity you missed such an important meeting.
He regretfully said that I had missed a very important meeting.

(9) "How wonderful! Why didn't you suggest this plan earlier".
He exclaimed with joy why I had not informed him about that plan earlier.

(10) He said, "Let's wait till the road gets cleared".
He suggested us to wait until the roads got cleared.
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change the narration from direct to indirect or indirect to direct speech

1). Our sociology professor said , ‘I expect you to be in class every day. Unexcused absences may affect your grades.’
Our sociology professor said that he expected us to be in class every day. He warned us that unexcused absences might affect our graders.

2). My father often told me , ‘every obstacle is a steppingstone to success. You should view problems in your life as opportunities to prove yourself.’
My father advised me that every obstacle is a steppingstone to success and that I should view problems in my life as opportunities to prove myself.

3). When tom asked Jack why he could’nt go to the game, Jack said he didn’t have enough money for a ticket.
Tom said to Jack, “Why you cannot go to home?”, “I don’t have enough money for ticket”, Jack replied.

4). When I asked the ticked seller if the concert was going to be rescheduled, she told me that she didn’t know and said that she just worked there.
I said to the ticket seller, “Is the concert going to be rescheduled?”, “I don’t know, I just work here”, said the ticket seller.

5). Ali said, ‘I must go to Lahore next week to visit my ailing mother.’
Ali said that he would have to go to Lahore the following week to visit his ailing mother.

6). The policeman told the pedestrian, ‘you mustn’t cross the road against the red light’
The policeman warned the pedestrian not to cross the road against the red light.

7). Ahmed asked if what I said was really true.
Ahmad said, “ what I say Is it really true?”

8). Sarah wanted to know where they would be tomorrow around three O’clock.
Sara asked, “Where will we be tomorrow around three O’clock?”
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Change the narration from direct to indirect and from indirect to direct speech

(1) He said, “let it rain ever so hard I shall go out”.
He said that he would go however hard it might rain.

(2) The mother said to the young girl, “Do you know where salim is”?
The mother asked the young girl whether she knew where was Salim.

(3) The officer said, “Hand it all! Can you not do it more neatly”.
The officer exclaimed with anger that they could not do it more neatly.

(4) Invoking our help with a loud voice she asked us whether we would come to her aid.
She shouted to us, "Will you come to my help?"

(5) He exclaimed with an oath that no one could have expected such a turn of events.
He said, "I swear, no one can have expected such a turn of events!"

(6) The teacher said to his students, “Why did you come so late”?
The teacher inquired his students why they had come that late.

(7) They applauded him saying that he had done well.
They said to him, "You have done well".

(8) “You say,” said the judge, “the bag you lost contained one hundred and ten pounds”?
The judge inquired him if he stated that the bag he had lost contained one hundred and ten pounds.
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Change the narration from direct to indirect or indirect to direct speech

1) "this world", “he declared” is full of sorrow. Would that I were dead!”
He declared that this world is full of sorrow and wished that he had been dead.

2) he said to me, “come early; we shall be waiting for you.”
He bind me to come early as they would be waiting for me.

3) "how delighted I am", said he, "to meet my friends here by my own fireside!"
He exclaimed with joy that he was delighted to meet his friends there by his own fireside!

4) The man said that he was quite sure he should succeed.
The man said,''I am quite sure that i shall succeed.''

5) John exclaimed with a sigh that he was ruined.
John said, "Ah! I am ruined.''

6) The constable enquired of the man where he was going.
The constable said to the man, "Where are you going?"

7) The boy said that he would walk.
The boy said, "I will walk."

8) "what losses", cried he, “have I suffered? What anguish have I endured!”
He exclaimed with grief that he had suffered great losses and that he had endured great anguish.
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Change the narration from Direct to Indirect or Indirect to Direct speech.

1. He said to his friend, “Let me go home now”.
He asked his friend to let him go home then.

2. I will say “Mother, I will always obey you”.
I will say to mother that I will always obey her.

3. “Splendid”: said father as he read my report.
Father applauded me as he read my report.

4. He said, “Good morning, can you help me”
He wished him good morning and asked whether he could help him.

5. She said “Brother, why do you tease me”

She asked her brother why he teased her.

6. The King said to the Queen, “If I die, take care of my people”
The king requested the queen to take care of his people if he died.

7. “By God”, he said” I do not know his name”
He swore by God that he did not know his name.

8. You exclaimed with sorrow that you lost your pen.

You said, "Alas! I lose my pen."
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Change the narration from Direct to Indirect or Indirect to Direct speech.

(1) He said to him, “why do you waste your time?”
He asked him why he wasted his time.

(2) He ordered his servant not to stand there doing nothing.
He said to his servant, "Do not stand here doing nothing."

(3) He exclaimed with joy that he had won the match.
He said, "Yahoo! I have won the match".

(4) The traveler said, “What a dark night?”

The traveler inquired what a dark night

(5) He said, “Let it rain even so hard, I will start today.”
He decided that even the rain so hard be i would start that day.

(6) My mother said, “May you live happily and prosper in your life.”
My mother prayed that I might live happily and prosper in my life.

(7) He said, “How foolish have I been?”
He exclaimed with regret that he had been very foolish.
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i have started this thread 2 practice direct indirect of Past Pprs... dear members plz review and mark out mistakes if any.

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Change the following sentences from direct speech to Indirect Speech:

1. "Hurrah''! Said the captain of the team, "we won the match".
The captain of the team exclaimed with joy that they had won the match.

2. "Please Sir, take pity on a poor beggar woman'', the wretched old woman asked for alms
The wretched old woman begged/requested for alms that took pity on a poor beggar woman.

3. They say. "Is this the right time to arrive, Aren't you forgetting something"?
They say whether that is the right time to arrive and if we are not forgetting something.

4. He often says, "I am always willing to help the needy, if I am assured they are really in need''.
He often says that he is always willing to help the needy,if he is assured they are really in need.

5. The master said, "How long will you take in warming my food".
The master inquired how long he would take in warming my food.

6 The boy said. "Alas' I could not pass my examination"
The boy exclaimed with sorrow that he could not pass his examination

7. "Come hare quickly and work out this problem on the blackboard" said the teacher.
The teacher asked come there quickly and work out that problem on the blackboard.

8. "What a lovely evening!" Said Irum.

Irum exclaimed that the evening was lovely.

9. "What is the name of this beautiful building?" asked the visitor.
The visitor inquired what the name of that building was.

10. He said "Sit down over here and don't move until I allow you".
He ordered to him that sit down over there and do not move until he allow him.


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10. He ordered him to sit down over there and forbade him to move until he allowed him.

3. he said,'hurrah ! i have won the match.'

6. my mother prayed for me that i might live happily and prosper in my life.
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Change the narration from Indirect to Direct or Direct to Indirect

1) On Monday he said, "My son is coming today."
He said on Monday that his son was coming that day.

2) They wanted to know where he was going the following week.

They said, "Where is he going the next week?"

3) He said, "Did she go yesterday?"
He asked if she had gone previous day.

4) 'By God', he said, "I do not know her nickname."
He swore by God that he did not know her nickname.

5) He says that we are to meet him at the station.
He says, "We are to meet him at the station"

6) He said, "I don't know the way. ask the old man sitting on the gate."
He said that he did not know the way and that to ask the old man sitting on the gate.

7) My father prayed that i would recover from my illness.

My father said to me, "May you recover."

8) He said, "How will you manage it?"

He asked that how he would managed it.
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3. he said,'hurrah ! i have won the match.'
i guess it is up to 1 how he express his joy...either by hurrah, or by yahoo...even ppl use "bravo" for same purpose...

plz correct me if m wrong....
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