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Reported Speech I

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    Complete the sentences using the correct form of Reported Speech. Make any necessary changes.
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  • Susan said: "I'm studying in Germany this semester".
    Susan said she was studying German that semester.
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  • Peter said to his girlfriend: “I work here with my parents”.
    Peter told his girlfriend (that) he worked there with his parents.
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  • The kids said to their grandmother: “We saw you at the market yesterday”.
    The kids told their grandmother (that) they had seen her at the market the day before.
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  • The teenager said to her friends: “I’ll send you a message tomorrow”.
    The teenager told her friends (that) she would send them a message the next day.
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  • Mr. Bloom said: “I’ve tried to warn you”.
    Mr. Bloom said (that) he had tried to warm me/us/him/her/them.
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  • Bob said to me: “I can help your son”.
    Bob told me he could help my son.
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  • The doctor told Mary: “You must take your baby to the hospital”.
    The doctor told Mary she had to take her baby to the hospital.
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  • 8. The girl said to the boy: “Go away”.
    The girl told the boy to go away.
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  • The doctor said to her patient: “Don’t worry”.
    The doctor told her patient not to worry.
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  • Our parents said to us: “Please behave yourselves”.
    Our parents asked us to behave ourselves.
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  • Bob said, “I want to buy a car.”
    Bob said (that) he wanted to buy a car.
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  • Susan said, “My relatives didn’t visit me.”
    Susan said (that) her relatives hadn’t visited her.
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  • She said, “I’ll take my kids for a walk.”
    She said (that) she would take her kids for a walk.
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  • They said, “We can’t play any musical instrument.”
    They said (that) they couldn’t play any musical instrument.
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  • The weatherman said, “It may rain.”
    The weatherman said (that) it might rain.
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  • He said, “I must improve my English.”
    He said (that) he must/had to improve his English.
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  • Ann said, “You could be right.”
    Ann said (that) I could be right.
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  • The doctor said to him, “Stay still.”
    The doctor told him to stay still.
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  • Dad said to the kids, “Don’t go out in the rain.”
    Dad told the kids not to go out in the rain.
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