Direct to Indirect Speech Exercises | English Grammar

Q.1 he said to me,” I have openly told you not to play with fire”
Ans. He reminded me that he had often told me not to play with fire

Q.2 ‘You have all done very badly! remarked the teacher
Ans. the teacher remarked that they had all done it very badly

Q.3 they wrote,” it is time we thought about setting this matter
Ans. they wrote that it was time they had thought about settling the matter

Q.4 The teacher promised,” if you will come before school tomorrow, I will explain it”
Ans. the teacher promised that he would explain it if they would come before School the next day

Q.5 she wrote,” I am waiting and watching and longing for my son’s return
Ans. Sea route that she was waiting and watching and longing for her son’s return

Q.6 the examiner’s order was,’ no one is to bring books into the room nor ask me questions about what I have told you to do
Ans. The examiner’s orders were that no one was to bring books into the room nor ask him questions about what he had told them to do

Q.7 the dwarf said to her,” promise me that when you are queen you will give me your firstborn child
Ans. The dwarf asked her to promise him that when she was queen she should give him her firstborn child

Q.8 that is my horse,’ said he, and if I do not prove it in a few minutes I will give up my claim
Ans. He said that it was his horse and that if he did not prove it in a few minutes he would give up his claim

Q.9 ‘ I will avenge your wrongs’ he cried, I will not enter Athens until I have punished the king who had so cruelly treated you
Ans. He cried that he would have to avenge her wrongs and that he would not enter Athens until he punished the king who had cruelly treated her

Q.10 he wrote and said,’ I am unable to come just now because I am ill, but I will certainly start as soon as I am well enough to do so
Ans. He wrote and said that he was unable to come just then because he was ill but he would certainly start as soon as he was well enough to do so

Specially thanks to Quiz Creator – MUKESH KUMAR

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