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Reported speech with Gerund and Infinitive
Game Code: 48871
This game is to review "reported speech" including verbs followed by Gerund or Infinitive
Hwang Se Wook
Tommy said that he was so sorry as he had forgotten to be on time. (apologise)
Tommy apologised for not having been (being) on time.
The boy said he did not break the vase. (deny)
The boy denied breaking the vase.
Sarah said that Clara had better went on a holiday. (suggest)
Sarah suggested Clara go on a holiday.
Peter said he had been in love with me for a long time. (admit)
Peter admitted being (having been) in love with me for a long time.
Jimmy said that he had always wanted to drive that car. (dream)
Jimmy dreamt of driving that car.
"I wish I didn't work here", said Harry. (regret)
Harry regretted not working (having worked) there.
The doctor advised the patients: "You should not drink coffee in the morning anymore". (warn)
The doctor warned the patients not to drink coffee in the morning.
"Let me drive you home, I insist", Thomas said to his crush. (insist)
Thomas insisted on driving his crush home.
"It's Helen. She murdered my husband last night", she told the police. (accuse)
She accused Helen of murdering her husband the previous night.
Joe said to me “ Please come to my party next Sunday” (invite)
Joe invited me to come to his party the following Sunday
Mrs. Brown said, “ You may use my car, son” (permit)
Mrs. Brown permitted his son to use his car
My mother said, “Don't forget to make an appointment with the dentist” (remind)
My mother reminded me to make an appointment with the dentist.
The judge said to him, “ You must pay a fine of fifty dollars” (order)
The judge ordered him to pay a fine of fifty dollars.
Prof. Ward talked to Jessie: "You should take a physics course" (encourage)
Prof. Ward encouraged to Jessie to take a physics course.
“ Please, please don’t tell dad, sister” my little brother cried (beg)
My little brother begged me not to tell dad.
“If I were you, I would sell my shares” his accountant said to Bill (persuade)
Bill's accountant persuaded Bill to sell his shares.
“You are not allowed to run out of the garden”. Ms Kelly said to the children (prevent)
Ms. Kelly prevented the children from running out of the garden
“ I feel like seeing you soon, Susan” said her mother (look forward)
Susan's mother looked forward to seeing her (daughter) in the near future.
“Yes, okay, I’ll lend you my car tomorrow”. Alex said to Bell (agree)
Alex agreed to lend Bell his car the next day
“ I’ll work early, honest I will” Angela said (promise)
Angela promised to work early.
"Password, say or die", the robbers said to Chou (threaten)
The robbers threatened Chou to say the password.
"Is it true that you do not know the victim?", the detective asked Dollar (suspect)
The detective suspected Dollar of knowing the victim
"We are grateful for your contribution to our school", the headmaster told Lucy (thank)
The headmaster thanked Lucy for contributing to their school.
"First, press the red button before the green one", V talked to Lana (instruct)
V instructed Lana to press the red button before the green one.
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