Reported Speech Exercises Advice and Suggestion sentences

Direct and Indirect speech exercise with advice, suggestion, command, warning and request sentences.

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1. The old man said to his son, “Help poor, do not ignore them”
  1. The old man advised his son to help poor and not to ignore them.
  2. The old man advised his to help poor and do not ignore them.
  3. The old man said to his son that he should help poor and not to ignore them.
2. The policeman said to him, Do not go alone, it is danger there”
  1. The policeman warned him not to go alone as it was danger there.
  2. The policeman said to him not to go alone as it was danger there.
  3. The policeman advised him not to go alone as it was danger there.
3. The teacher said to students, “Work hard for this exam, do not take it lightly.
  1. The teacher asked students to work hard for that exam and do not take it lightly.
  2. The teacher advised students to work hard for that exam and not to take it lightly.
  3. The teacher said to students to work hard for that exam and do not take it lightly.
4. She said to her mother, “Let Maria decide by herself for her marriage choice”
  1. She suggested her mother that Maria should be allowed to decide her marriage choice by herself.
  2. She suggested that let Maria decide herself for her marriage choice.
  3. She said that maria should be allowed for her marriage choice.
5. The doctor said to him, “Stay away from junk food, eat healthy diet”
  1. The doctor told him to stay away from junk food and eat healthy diet.
  2. The doctor advised him to stay away from junk food and eat healthy diet.
  3. The doctor said to him to stay away from junk food and eat healthy diet.
6. He said, “Let the doctor come for a final checkup”
  1. He said that let the doctor come for a final checkup.
  2. He suggested that the doctor should be allowed to come for a final check up.
  3. He suggested that let the doctor come for a final checkup.
7. I said to the Principal, “Let the failures to appear again for main exam”
  1. I suggested to Principal that the failures should be allowed to appear again for the main exam.
  2. I suggested to principal to allow the failures to appear again for the main exam.
  3. I suggested to principal to let the failures to appear again for the main exam.
8. She said to him, “Do not follow me again”
  1. She advised him not to follow her again.
  2. She threatened him not to follow her again.
  3. She suggested him not to follow her again.
9. He said to him, “Help your brothers in difficult time, the time never remains same.
  1. He advised him to help his brothers in difficult time as the time never remains the same.
  2. He advised him that he should help his brothers in difficult time as the time never remains the same.
  3. He suggested him to help his brothers in difficult time as the time never remains the same.
10. The old lady said to him, “Fear God, have some mercy”
  1. The old lady said to him to fear God and have mercy.
  2. The old lady reminded him to fear God and have mercy.
  3. The old lady suggested him to fear God and have mercy.

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