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    Default question marks in reported speech

    Hi,am I correct?

    1-''how long does it takes to go to London?'',asked the tourist.
    the tourist asked how long it took to go to London.
    2-''how much do you think it will be coast?'',asked John.
    John asked me how much you thought it would be coast.

    3-"what did you miss most when you were in prison?",asked John.
    John asked me what i missed most when I were in prison.

    4-Another passenger came in and said,"it this site is taken?"
    Another passenger came in asked if that site was taken.

    5-"how did you get in the house?",they said.
    they said how you went in the house.

    6-"have you ever seen a flying saucer?",said John.
    John asked me if i had ever seen a flying saucer.

    7-"how long have been learning grammar?",the teacher said.
    the teacher asked how long had been learning grammar.

    8-"how many sleeping pills have you taken?",said John.
    John asked me how many sleeping pills i had taken.

    9-"if you are short of money I can lend you one thousand",my mother said.
    my mother said that if you were
    short of money I could lend you one thousand.

    10-
    "if you want to smoke you will have to go upstairs",said John.
    John said that if you wanted to smoke you would have to go upstairs.

    11- John said,"I am building myself house."
    John said that he was building his self house.

    12-"who has been using my typewriter ?"Tom said.
    Tom asked me who had been using my typewriter.

    13-"do you want to see the church?" ,said Tom.
    Tom asked me if i wanted to see the church.

    14-
    "do you mind working in the night?" ,said Tom.
    Tom asked me if i minded working in the night.

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    Default Re: question marks in reported speech

    See this model -

    "How did you get in the house?," they asked.

    They asked how we got into the house.


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    Default Re: question marks in reported speech

    Quote Originally Posted by aicha84 View Post

    1-''how long does it takes to go to London?'',asked the tourist.
    the tourist asked how long it took to go to London.
    2-''how much do you think it will be coast?'',asked John.
    John asked me how much you thought it would be coast.

    3-"what did you miss most when you were in prison?",asked John.
    John asked me what i missed most when I were in prison.

    4-Another passenger came in and said,"it this site is taken?"

    Another passenger came in asked if that site was taken.
    ''How long does it take to go to London?'' asked the tourist.
    The tourist asked how long it takes to go to London.



    ''How much do you think it will cost?'' asked John.
    John asked me how much I thought it would cost.


    What did you miss most when you were in prison?" asked John.
    John asked me what I missed most when I was in prison.


    Another passenger came in and said, "Is this seat taken?"
    Another passenger came in asked if that seat was taken.
    Quote Originally Posted by aicha84 View Post
    5-"how did you get in the house?",they said.
    they said how you went in the house.

    6-"have you ever seen a flying saucer?",said John.
    John asked me if i had ever seen a flying saucer.

    7-"how long have been learning grammar?",the teacher said.
    the teacher asked how long had been learning grammar.

    8-"how many sleeping pills have you taken?",said John.
    John asked me how many sleeping pills i had taken.

    9-"if you are short of money I can lend you one thousand",my mother said.
    my mother said that if you were short of money I could lend you one thousand.

    10-"if you want to smoke you will have to go upstairs",said John.
    John said that if you wanted to smoke you would have to go upstairs.

    11- John said,"I am building myself house."
    John said that he was building his self house.

    12-"who has been using my typewriter ?"Tom said.
    Tom asked me who had been using my typewriter.

    13-"do you want to see the church?" ,said Tom.
    Tom asked me if i wanted to see the church.

    14-"do you mind working in the night?" ,said Tom.
    Tom asked me if i minded working in the night.

    "How did you get in the house?" they said.
    They asked about how you got in the house.


    "Have you ever seen a flying saucer?" said John.
    John asked me if I had ever seen a flying saucer.


    "How long have been learning grammar?" the teacher said.
    The teacher asked him how long had been learning grammar.


    "How many sleeping pills have you taken?" said John.
    John asked me how many sleeping pills I had taken.


    If you are short of money I can lend you one thousand" my mother said.
    My mother told me she would loan me a thousand dollars.


    "if you want to smoke you will have to go upstairs" said John.
    John told me I will have to go upstairs if I want to smoke.
    John told me I would have to go upstairs if I wanted to smoke.



    John said, "I am building myself a house."
    John said that he was building a house for himself.


    Who has been using my typewriter?" Tom said.
    Tom asked me who had been using his typewriter.


    Do you want to see the church?" said Tom.
    Tom asked me if I wanted to see the church.


    "Do you mind working at night?" said Tom.
    Tom asked me if I minded working at night.



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