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1. The girl said, ‘It gives me great pleasure to be here this evening.’
2. The man said, ‘I must go as soon as possible.’
3. She said, ‘I don’t want to see any of you; go away.’
4. The teacher says, ‘If you work hard, you will pass.’
5. He said, ‘I have won.’
6. He said, ‘Let’s wait for her return.’
7. Alice said, ‘How clever I am!’
8. ‘Which way did she go?’ asked the young man.
9. He said to me, ‘Where are you going?’
10. ‘Please wait here till I return,’ she told him.



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1. The girl said that it gave her great pleasure to be there that evening.
2. The man said that he must go as soon as possible.
3. She said that she did not want to see any of them and asked them to go away.
4. The teacher says that if you work hard you will pass.
5. He said that he had won.
6. He proposed that they should wait for her return.
7. Alice exclaimed how clever she was.
8. The young man asked which way she had gone.
9. He asked me where I was going.
10. She requested them to wait there till she returned.
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He said, "I like this song."
→ He said that he liked that song.

"Where is your sister?" she asked me.
→ She asked me where my sister was.

"I don't speak Italian," she said.
→ She said that she didn't speak Italian.

"Say hello to Jim," they said.
→ They asked me to say hello to Jim.

"The film began at seven o'clock," he said.
→ He said that the film had begun at seven o'clock.

"Don't play on the grass, boys," she said.
→ She told the boys not to play on the grass.

"Where have you spent your money?" she asked him.
→ She asked him where he had spent his money.

"I never make mistakes," he said.
→ He said that he never made mistakes.

"Does she know Robert?" he wanted to know.
→ He wanted to know if she knew Robert.

"Don't try this at home," the stuntman told the audience.
→ The stuntman advised the audience not to try that at home.
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John said, "I love this town."
John said that he loved that town.

"Are you sure?" He asked me.
He asked me if / whether I liked soccer.

"I can't drive a lorry," he said.
He said that he couldn't drive a lorry.

"Be nice to your brother," he said.
He asked me to be nice to my brother.

"Don't be nasty," he said.
He urged me not to be nasty.

"Don't waste your money" she said.
She told the boys not to waste their money.

"What have you decided to do?" she asked him.
She asked him what he had decided to do.

"I always wake up early," he said.
He said that he always woke up early.

"You should revise your lessons," he said.
He advised the students to revise their lessons.

"Where were you born ,"he asked me.
He wanted to know where I was born.
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1. The stranger said to me, ‘Could you help me?’
2. The clerk said to the officer, ‘Can I go?’
3. The officer said to the clerk, ‘Do it immediately.’
4. The doctor said to the patient, ‘Come in, please.’
5. The master said to the boy, ‘Post this letter at once.’
6. The teacher said to the boys, ‘Do not make a noise.’
7. The teacher said to the boys, ‘Work hard if you want to pass the exam.’
8. I said to the child, ‘Do not look down into the well.’
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1. The stranger asked me if I could help him.
2. The clerk asked the officer if he could go.
3. The officer ordered the clerk to do it immediately.
4. The doctor politely allowed the patient to come in. OR The doctor politely asked the patient to come in.
5. The master ordered the boy to post that letter at once.
6. The teacher forbade the boys from making a noise.
7. The teacher advised the boys to work hard if they wanted to pass the exam.
8. I warned the child not to look down into the well.


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John said, "I love this town."
John said that he loved that town.

"Are you sure?" He asked me.
He asked me if / whether I liked soccer.

"I can't drive a lorry," he said.
He said that he couldn't drive a lorry.

"Be nice to your brother," he said.
He asked me to be nice to my brother.

"Don't be nasty," he said.
He urged me not to be nasty.

"Don't waste your money" she said.
She told the boys not to waste their money.

"What have you decided to do?" she asked him.
She asked him what he had decided to do.

"I always wake up early," he said.
He said that he always woke up early.

"You should revise your lessons," he said.
He advised the students to revise their lessons.

"Where were you born ,"he asked me.
He wanted to know where I was born.
Are these questions from past papers? Or it is just for the sake of practice and understanding..
Quite helpful.
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Sir, can you please recommend me any good book related to narration? I feel sometimes very confused.

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Reported Speech Exercises 1. The girl said, ‘It gives me great pleasure to be here this evening.’
2. The man said, ‘I must go as soon as possible.’
3. She said, ‘I don’t want to see any of you; go away.’
4. The teacher says, ‘If you work hard, you will pass.’
5. He said, ‘I have won.’
6. He said, ‘Let’s wait for her return.’
7. Alice said, ‘How clever I am!’
8. ‘Which way did she go?’ asked the young man.
9. He said to me, ‘Where are you going?’
10. ‘Please wait here till I return,’ she told him.





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1. The girl said that it gave her great pleasure to be there that evening.
2. The man said that he must go as soon as possible.
3. She said that she did not want to see any of them and asked them to go away.
4. The teacher says that if you work hard you will pass.
5. He said that he had won.
6. He proposed that they should wait for her return.
7. Alice exclaimed how clever she was.
8. The young man asked which way she had gone.
9. He asked me where I was going.
10. She requested them to wait there till she returned.
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for css and pcs students these books are higly valued for grammar section.
1. high school english grammar and composition by wren and martin(updated version)
2. exploring the world of english by saadat ali shah
there is another book which is for intermediate level but is hepful too since it written in simple English
the fundamentals of english grammar and composition by prof. malik shafiq ahmed....
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for css and pcs students these books are higly valued for grammar section.
1. high school english grammar and composition by wren and martin(updated version)
2. exploring the world of english by saadat ali shah
there is another book which is for intermediate level but is hepful too since it written in simple English
the fundamentals of english grammar and composition by prof. malik shafiq ahmed....
Thanks a lot. I have checked a few and found all of them truly helpful. In addition to that for direct and indirect speech in English, I have found another good resource that may surely help all guys here in direct and indirect speech in English. I am sharing it here
https://directindirectspeech.com
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