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    Default Reporeted speech

    Am I correct?
    1-he said,''people must obey their countries lows''
    people had to obey their countries lows,he said.
    2-he said,''I must tell you about dream I had last night''
    He had to tell him about dream he had have previous day,he said.
    3-he said,''we must have a party to celebrate this''
    they had to have a party to celebrate that,he said
    4-he said,''I have just received a message''
    He had just just received a message,he said.
    5-he said,''you need to wait''
    I needed to wait,he said.
    6-he said,''when I was young I couldn't interrupted my parents''
    When he had been young he couldn't had interrupted his parents,he said.
    7-I said,''could you stand on your head'
    He said if I could had stood on my head.
    8-She said,''if I had some flour I could make a cake''
    she said if I had have some flour I could had made a cake.
    9-She said,''if I could drive I would take you their myself''
    she said if I could had driven I would had taken you their myself.
    10-I am going out tonight but I will be in by nine he said.
    He said,''I am going out that night but I will be in by nine''
    11-I am working in restaurant but I don't care he said.
    He said ''I am working in restaurant but I don't care''
    12-I can't live on my basic salary he said.
    He said,''I can't live on my basic salary ''
    13-We are waiting for school bus said children.
    children said,"they are waiting for school bus"
    14-I have made a terrible mistake said John.
    John said,''I have made a terrible mistake ''
    15-You have made always making terrible mistakes I said.
    I said,''he have made always making terrible mistakes''
    16-We have been here for tow and half years he said.
    He said,''they have been there for tow and half years''
    17-We will wait for you if you are late they said.
    They said,''they will wait for if he is late''
    18-I hope you will all get what you want I said.
    I said,''I hope he will all get what he wants''

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    Default Re: Reporeted speech

    Quote Originally Posted by aicha84 View Post
    Am I correct?
    1-he said,''people must obey their countries' laws''
    He said that people had to obey their countries' laws.
    2-he said,''I must tell you about dream I had last night''
    He said that he had to tell him/them about the dream he had had the previous night.
    3-he said,''we must have a party to celebrate this''
    He said that they had to have/should have a party to celebrate that.
    4-he said,''I have just received a message''
    He said that he had just received a message.
    5-he said,''you need to wait''
    He said that I needed to wait.
    6-he said,''when I was young I couldn't interrupt my parents''
    He said that when he had been young he hadn't been allowed to interrupt his parents.
    7-I said,''could you stand on your head'
    I asked/wanted to know if/whether he/she could stand on his/her head.
    8-She said,''if I had some flour I could make a cake''
    She said if she had some flour she could make a cake.

    9-She said,''if I could drive I would take you there myself''
    She said if she were able to drive/could drive she would take me/him/them there herself.
    10-I am going out tonight but I will be in by nine he said.
    He said that he was going out that night but that he would be in by nine.
    11-I am working in restaurant but I don't care he said.
    He said that he was working in a restaurant but that he didn't care.
    12-I can't live on my basic salary he said.
    He said that he couldn't live on his basic salary.

    13-We are waiting for school bus said children.
    The children said that they were waiting for the school bus.
    14-I have made a terrible mistake said John.
    John said that ha had made a terrible mistake
    15-You have made terrible mistakes I said.
    I said that he/she/they had made terrible mistakes.

    16-We have been here for tow and half years he said.
    He said that they had been there for two and a half years.
    17-We will wait for you if you are late they said.
    They said that they would wait for him if he was late.
    18-I hope you will all get what you want I said.
    I said that I hoped they would all get what they wanted.

    hopefully,I didn't miss any spelling mistakes.
    Last edited by beascarpetta; 17-Apr-2008 at 15:23.

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