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    indirect Speech

    Recently I have come across a new rule concerning an indirect speech.. Which of them is more preferable?

    She said, "I am glad to see you" - She said that she was glad to see me

    OR She welcomed me

    I got one book which prefers the second one... of which I am not quite sure...

    I may be using this in my future paper / exam

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    Re: indirect Speech

    Quote Originally Posted by ARMION
    Recently I have come across a new rule concerning an indirect speech.. Which of them is more preferable?

    She said, "I am glad to see you" - She said that she was glad to see me

    OR She welcomed me

    I got one book which prefers the second one... of which I am not quite sure...

    I may be using this in my future paper / exam
    First, what's the new rule? :D Second, if your source is using 'indirect speech' in the sense that 'She welcomed me' rephrases 'I am glad to see you', then 'She was glad to see me' would be/is the preferred choice of example for the grammatical term indirect speech.

    All the best, :D

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    thanks.. :)

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    Quote Originally Posted by ARMION
    thanks.. :)
    You're welcome. :)

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