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Direct and Indirect Speech

Change these sentences into indirect speech.


1. He said to me, “I am sure Fred knows the answer.”

2. “I can’t see the blackboard”, Mary said.

3. She said, “I’ll come with you as soon as I am ready.”

4. He said to his friend, “I must finish my work.”

5. She said to me, “The earth moves round the sun.”

6. Jim said, “We had better start our work today.”

7. His father said, “If the doctor doesn’t come, we must take care of him
as well as we can do.”

8. He says, “I have been reading a book for three hours.”

9. Santi said, “If you were here, you would be in comfort.”

10. Max said to me, “ it I were a bird, I would fly everywhere.”