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    She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    How can I use the indirect speech at this sentence: She says: "Thank you for your consideration."

    Would this be correct: "She says she was thankful for their consideration"?
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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    Before we look at your query, let's look at how to construct a question correctly. You started with "How I can use ...". That is not the correct construction for a question. It should be "How can I use ...".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    Ok, I have corrected it. Now answer my real question, please.

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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    "She said she was grateful for their consideration" would be more natural.
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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    If it was you she thanked, it would be 'She said she was thankful for my/our consideration'.

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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    "She said she was grateful for their consideration" would be more natural.
    I used present tense because it is for a summary.

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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    Why do you think that the fact that it is a summary is relevant?
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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    I think this fact is relevant because our teachers want us to write summaries in present tense.

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    Re: She says she was thankful for their consideration?

    I see. This is homework. We don't help with homework or assignments here. Good luck. You can come back to us after you submit your summary to your teacher and he/she has marked it. We can help you with any comments or corrections you don't understand.

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