Tag: reported-speech

2 Indirect Speech of an exclamation 2019-08-08T15:16:31.007

2 Is the comma in this context grammatical 2019-10-18T11:02:52.833

2 Past simple in specific reported speech 2019-12-12T02:27:12.973

1 Ascertain exact tense from reported speech 2013-06-29T05:59:48.430

1 Converting the past into reported speech 2013-11-21T10:18:37.770

1 Past tense with modals in reported speech 2013-12-09T19:16:41.067

1 Direct answer to an indirect question in the past 2014-01-02T09:06:16.547

1 Questions in reported speech from direct speech 2014-02-14T11:37:06.207

1 Mason Says, Commas 2014-07-13T02:27:42.587

1 Tense change in reported speech 2014-07-13T02:18:13.733

1 "A Rule That ...." Structure 2014-07-23T10:19:42.983

1 "Shall" and "should" in reported speech 2014-09-14T15:49:10.217

1 Does anyone know which of the following sentences is more used by native English speakers? 2014-10-15T04:17:49.430

1 might in reported speech 2014-12-13T12:05:44.187

1 Reported speech if sentence starts with let 2014-12-19T08:04:08.480

1 reported speech and past perfect 2015-02-24T15:31:07.273

1 past or present with 'alleging' 2015-04-10T15:56:55.477

1 An expression or word for saying having said something from the viewpoint of someone else 2015-05-14T11:53:22.753

1 "... your question on how can I ... " or "your question on how I can ..." 2015-07-01T04:47:18.557

1 Open the door. How to change this into indirect speech? 2015-07-30T16:56:12.543

1 Conditional in past tense narration 2015-08-17T06:46:08.497

1 "If only you would just sign the register, "He said to me 2015-09-14T18:40:36.193

1 She said to the Headmistress,"Madam, forgive me my fault and let me appear at the exam" 2015-10-02T18:30:03.417

1 Indirect to Direct speech 2015-10-07T15:25:34.670

1 Reported speech (back shifting of tense) 2015-10-10T17:35:11.320

1 "He told me he had seen Charlie the day before" -- What's its direct speech? 2015-10-14T15:03:18.117

1 Change of "must" in Indirect speech 2015-10-21T18:00:43.900

1 Tense choice when reporting what someone did in the past 2015-10-29T01:35:32.507

1 Is there any difference in speaking and writing form for using "that"? 2015-12-03T16:01:05.003

1 tense agreement: "I was talking how the people who had been (have been) brave enough to take part in WW2 were (are) people we should look up to." 2015-12-07T19:22:42.717

1 Which tense is better: "He wanted me to ask you how you were (are?) doing." 2015-12-28T18:55:59.897

1 "Not" disappearing when converting a sentence to indirect speech 2016-01-12T10:20:08.457

1 Meaning of "would be" in "announced that he would be leaving Google" 2016-02-10T04:52:11.693

1 conversion of direct indirect speech having "let me..." 2016-02-23T15:55:40.367

1 When she said that she loves or loved 2016-03-05T19:03:45.303

1 Direct and reported speech, and how they work 2016-03-25T16:22:27.030

1 She said she would be late 2016-03-26T14:04:55.620

1 Gerund or Continuous 2016-04-15T03:42:31.083

1 Reported speech of who 2016-04-16T12:20:08.010

1 Past Perfect Tense in Reported Speech 2016-04-19T12:51:43.953

1 Have I correctly changed these statements into reported speech? 2016-06-17T05:24:45.287

1 Wondering if you would or wondering if you wanted 2016-07-20T02:17:14.493

1 Is dead in a reported speech 2016-08-01T20:06:56.720

1 Omitting 'that' is acceptable in written form? 2016-09-17T07:05:39.997

1 Indirect vs Direct Speech 2016-11-01T15:36:53.000

1 Is the past tense of *Goes to* is *went*? 2016-11-08T09:39:21.753

1 Reported Speech- Backshift of tenses 2016-12-02T08:15:54.687

1 He said the tv would be on when I wake up or woke up 2016-12-13T11:47:18.167

1 Tense of This Subordinate Clause 2016-12-19T13:46:02.870

1 Is a verb missing from "...the company had turned away from DJs and towards the audiophile market..."? 2017-01-08T09:28:38.300

1 Transformation of the sentence with reported speech 2017-01-09T22:58:38.857

1 Unsure about both the direct and reported speech in this particular case: 2017-01-12T23:55:37.087

1 I'm confused between these two sentences. Which one to use? 2017-02-05T20:42:45.480

1 Question word order in statements 2017-02-25T19:56:21.813

1 Indirect speech for :"He predicted the success of the invention several years before it was perfected."? 2017-03-05T15:11:15.133

1 Is the sentence grammatically correct? 2017-03-07T04:46:12.123

1 He said that his job IS/WAS boring 2017-03-14T07:14:49.427

1 How to transform conditional sentences type 2 into reported speech? 2017-03-14T16:43:16.963

1 Convert a direct imperative sentence into indirect speech 2017-03-29T15:45:55.183

1 Completed Action/ final condition / final state of action / Event at that time in Reporting Speech? 2017-04-03T05:25:38.510

1 Tense in Indirect speech 2017-04-13T08:43:00.493

1 using the verb " say " in reported speech 2017-07-08T11:22:04.507

1 Reported speech - changing tenses 2017-08-21T10:07:07.147

1 Indirect speech 2017-09-21T18:13:49.873

1 "It was day before yesterday" or "It was THE day before yesterday"? 2017-11-20T01:51:06.963

1 Is "exclaim to" correct? 2017-11-20T06:05:37.383

1 Do we care about the rules of "Speculation Modals" when we change speculation modals from "direct into indirect speech"? 2017-12-01T04:51:15.093

1 Reported speech grammar error but I couldn't detected it 2017-12-04T09:23:23.083

1 Why is only one event reported out of two 2017-12-10T14:56:26.623

1 Let in imperative form which result in suggestion / proposal 2017-12-21T00:07:35.647

1 What is wrong in the following indirect speech 2017-12-27T11:08:01.103

1 Reported speech uncertainty 2017-12-30T15:10:01.923

1 Change in narration: 2018-01-03T17:03:41.237

1 Narration: Past Tense 2018-01-30T10:20:48.097

1 Must tenses be consistent in a reported speech? 2018-04-13T15:32:57.940

1 Future in indirect speech 2018-04-19T12:46:58.127

1 how to properly distinguish between two indirect sentences? 2018-04-28T12:38:25.407

1 When to use Present tense in reporting speech? 2018-06-07T06:09:24.840

1 Indirect speech - past tense 2018-07-19T16:20:19.420

1 The form of 'subject' in indirect speech 2018-07-28T16:27:06.957

1 Change possible habitual actions to indirect speech 2018-10-04T15:21:50.123

1 Are both of these sentences correct? 2018-10-20T20:32:10.930

1 Changing to indirect speech without affecting the meaning 2018-11-02T10:08:19.053

1 What is the correct and more-native position of the word 'are' in the following sentences? 2018-11-02T18:03:30.120

1 Which one is the correct form of reported speech for the following sentence? 2018-12-18T20:25:37.893

1 is this example a reported speech and why no backshifting 2019-02-09T08:21:08.767

1 How to change a reported speech into a direct speech, in Magic's song 'Rude' 2019-02-23T05:25:54.213

1 Converting "Give my best to Alex" into indirect speech 2019-06-14T05:04:45.157

1 Past tense phrase with indirect speech 2019-12-14T19:54:59.910

1 future in reported speech when reporting verb is in the past 2019-12-18T00:07:17.130

1 How to change reported speech referring to the quality of a person to indirect speech 2020-01-14T19:28:06.913

1 The usage of past perfect 2020-02-17T09:17:28.820

1 Reported speech: When to not change "was" to "had been"? 2020-02-22T12:08:16.037

1 "he told them, but he forgot to…" vs. "he had told them, but he forgot to…" 2020-02-29T15:24:26.647

1 Reported Speech - Backshifting or not? 2020-03-25T21:49:12.540

1 How much time does it take to be an English master 2020-04-02T06:45:24.847

1 Complex sentences with when and until in reported speech – a problem with back-shift 2020-04-28T21:55:02.220

1 Doubt about backshift (reported speech) for events that are still on going 2020-06-12T11:34:49.807

1 Indirect speech? "She will tell us that he <goes/went> to ..." 2020-06-13T03:34:27.517