Reported Speech Exercise Negative Sentences

Practice here direct and indirect speech exercise for negative sentences. The exercise is solved with answers at the end of exercise.

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1. He said, “I don’t like old music”
  1. He said that he didn’t like old music.
  2. He said that he didn’t liked old music.
  3. He said that I did not like old music.
2. She said to me, “I do not like to marry him”
  1. She said to me that she did not like to marry him.
  2. She told me that she did not like to marry him.
  3. She told me that she did not liked to marry him.
3. He said to me, “Please, do not ask my son more questions”
  1. He requested me not to ask his son more questions.
  2. He requested please do not ask his more questions.
  3. He requested not to ask his son more questions.
4. They said to me, “We are not here for wasting our time”
  1. They told me that we are not there for wasting their time.
  2. They told me that they were not there for wasting their time.
  3. They told me that they had not been there to waste their time.
5. She said to teacher, “I am not prepared to sit in this exam”
  1. She said to teacher that I am not prepared to sit in that exam.
  2. She told to teacher that she is not prepared to sit in that exam.
  3. She told teacher that she was not prepared to sit in that exam.
6. We said to him, “No body is allowed to enter the office”
  1. We told him that no body was allowed to enter the office.
  2. We told him that no body had been allowed to enter the office.
  3. We told him that no body was allowed to enter the office.
7. He said, “I don’t like people sitting idle”
  1. He said that he did not like people sitting idle.
  2. He said that he did not liked people sitting idle.
  3. He said that I did not like people sitting idle.
8. I said to him, “Do not sit here with bad company”
  1. I advised him not to sit there with bad company.
  2. I advised him that do not sit there with bad company.
  3. I advised him that he should not sit there with bad company.
9. He said, “I am not in a good condition today”
  1. He said that I am not in a good condition that day.
  2. He said that he had not been in a good condition that day.
  3. He said that he was not in a good condition that day.
10. The old lady said, “My son is not at home”
  1. The old lady said that her son was not at home.
  2. The old lady said that my son was not at home.
  3. The old lady said that her son had not been at home.

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