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    Are these correct?

    DIRECT INDIRECT Speech

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

    2- “By God”, he said “I do not now his name”
    He said with an oath that he did not know his name.

    3- I will say “Mother, I will always obey you”
    I will promise my mother that I will always obey her.


    4- He said, “Good morning, can you help me”
    He baded me a good morning and asked if I could help him


    CORRECTION OF SENTENCES

    1- Please tell me where is your brother?
    Please tell me where your brother is?


    2- He is the most cleverest boy in the class.
    He is the cleverest boy in the class.


    3-Your writing is inferior than him.
    Your writing is inferior to his.

    4- I have met him last month.
    I had met him last month

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    Re: Are these correct?

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

    He asked his friend to let him go home right then.

    2- “By God”, he said, “I do not know his name.”
    He said with an oath that he did not know his name.

    He swore to God that he did not know his name.

    3- I will say, “Mother, I will always obey you.”
    I will promise my mother that I will always obey her.


    4- He said, “Good morning. Can you help me?”
    He baded me a good morning and asked if I could help him

    He bade me a good morning and asked if I could help him.


    CORRECTION OF SENTENCES

    1- Please tell me where is your brother?
    Please tell me where your brother is? -YES


    2- He is the most cleverest boy in the class.
    He is the cleverest boy in the class. -YES


    3-Your writing is inferior than him.
    Your writing is inferior to his. -YES

    4- I have met him last month.
    I had met him last month -TRICKY

    Because of 'last month', you would have to use the simple past tense:
    I met him last month.
    The sentence, "(I recalled that) I had met him the previous month." is OK

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    Re: Are these correct?

    3- I will say, “Mother, I will always obey you.”
    I will promise my mother that I will always obey her.
    David you didnot tell about this one?

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    Re: Are these correct?

    Sorry. I gave suggestions where I thought they were needed without actually acknowledging that (3) looked fine.

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