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    Hi friends,
    what will be the indirect of the following sentence?

    He said, "I hope you will not repeat this mistake"

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    Re: usage

    Quote Originally Posted by shoaib 1 View Post
    Hi friends,
    what will be the indirect of the following sentence?

    He said, "I hope you will not repeat this mistake"
    He said (that) he hoped I would not repeat that mistake.


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    Re: usage

    Quote Originally Posted by crazYgeeK View Post
    He said (that) he hoped I would not repeat that mistake.
    Can't we say " He hoped that I would not repeat that mistake"?

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    Re: usage

    Quote Originally Posted by shoaib 1 View Post
    Can't we say " He hoped that I would not repeat that mistake"?
    That's just a statement of fact, not indirect speech.

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