Term: Indirect Speech

Definition:

Indirect Speech (also called Reported Speech) is used to communicate what someone else said, but without using the exact words. The tenses of the verbs are often changed.

EG: He said that he was going to come. (The person's exact words were "I'm going to come.")


 

See Also: Direct Speech

Category: Direct & Indirect Speech

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