Study and understand following direct and indirect speech exercise for grade 7. This is beginners level narration exercise and is solved with answers given at the end.
1. She said to me, “When I was young, I often visited my uncle’s house”
- She told me that when she were young she often visited her uncle’s house.
- She told me that I was was young I often visited my uncle’s house.
2. They said to teacher, “The weather is getting on bad these days”
- They told the teacher that weather was getting on bad those days.
- They told the teacher that weather had been getting on bad those days.
3. I said to them, “We must look into this matter”
- I told/suggested them that we had to look into that matter.
- I told them that we look into that matter.
4. The businessman said, “There will be more inflation”
- The businessman said that there would be more inflation.
- The businessman told that there would have been more inflation.
5. I said to him, “Your hard is your father?
- I said to him, “How hard your father is!”
- I asked him how hard was his father.
6. She said to me, “My father would not let me to go alone”
- She told me that her father would not allow her to go alone.
- She told me that her father would not allow that she go alone.
7. I said to teacher, “Can you give more examples”
- I asked the teacher if he could give more examples.
- I told the teacher that if he could give more examples.
8. Maria said, “I don’t like Mathematics”
- Maria said that she did not like Mathematics.
- Maria said that she did not liked Mathematics.
9. They said to me, “We have come to see your father”
- They told me that they had come to see my father.
- They told me that they had been coming to see my father.
10. I said to them, “My brother is coming to meet you”
- I told them that my brother was coming to meet them.
- I told them that my brother had been coming to meet them.
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