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    Question reported speech, need help

    hello there,

    could you please tell me if ive put in the right verb(by the way you could also tell me if THIS sentence is ok(could you tell me please if...)???).

    she said " i cleaned the room and took out the trash".

    reported:

    she said, she HAD cleaned the room and took out the trash.

    thank YOU

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    McCorner is offline Newbie
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    Default Re: reported speech, need help

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered
    hello there,

    could you please tell me if ive put in the right verb(by the way you could also tell me if THIS sentence is ok(could you tell me please if...)???).

    she said " i cleaned the room and took out the trash".

    reported:

    she said, she HAD cleaned the room and took out the trash.

    thank YOU

    I think you should have said "she had cleaned the room and TAKEN out the trash" .Both sentences are at the same level.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: reported speech, need help

    I agree with McCorner there.

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