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Could you please fix my sentence?
Whenever, I have had a bad day at work, at home I try to hide my emotion, but it is enough for my mother to see me. Very soon, she will ask me if they bothered badly me at work/ did they bother badly you at work?
Thank you so much.
This is not just a problem of indirect speech - the question itself is not natural English.
Originally Posted by arzgol
More natural questions for your mother to ask would be:
"Did you have some problems at work?"......"Have you had some problems at work?"
"Did somebody upset you at work?".............."Has somebody upset you at work?"
These would be reported as:
Very soon she will ask me ...
... if I (have had some problems at work.
... if somebody (has) upset me at work.
Thank you so much. I didn't know how to boost my thread. Since I needed the answer, I have began a new thread.
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