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    Indirect speech - We already offered you our best price.

    Please let me know waht will be "indirect spech" of the following sentence.

    "We already offered you our best price and there is no room available for further discounts."

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    Re: Indirect speech

    It depends on who said that sentence.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Indirect speech

    Quote Originally Posted by emsr2d2 View Post
    It depends on who said that sentence.

    I an asking to my customer.

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    Re: Indirect speech

    Quote Originally Posted by Zee10 View Post
    I am asking talking to my customer.
    Why don't you try first if you really need to put it into indirect speech.

    Please note that I have changed your thread title.

    'Thread titles should include all or part of the word/phrase being discussed.'


    Last edited by Rover_KE; 04-Mar-2017 at 00:00.

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    Re: Indirect speech - We already offered you our best price.

    Quote Originally Posted by Zee10 View Post
    Please tell me what would be "indirect speech" for the following sentence:

    "We already offered you our best price, and there is no room available for further discounts."
    What do you mean by "indirect"? Do you mean more polite? Try:

    - I'm sorry we can't do any better than that. It's already discounted as deeply as we can go.
    I'm not a teacher. I speak American English. I've tutored writing at the University of Southern Maine and have done a good deal of copy editing and writing, occasionally for publication.

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    Re: Indirect speech - We already offered you our best price.

    The indirect speech version of your original, in the context you gave would be:

    I told my customer that we had already offered him/her the best price and that there was no more room for further discounts.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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