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    edmondjanet is offline Member
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    Reported speech of exclamatory sentence.

    The girl said, “How beautiful the rainbow is!”.

    The girl exclaimed How beautiful the rainbow was!

    Is it correct or not?
    Thank you.

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    Re: Reported speech of exclamatory sentence.

    Quote Originally Posted by edmondjanet View Post
    The girl said, “How beautiful the rainbow is!”.

    The girl exclaimed How beautiful the rainbow was!

    Is it correct or not?
    Thank you.
    The girl exclaimed (with surprise? with joy? how?) that the rainbow was beautiful.

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