Monday, April 25, 2016

direct to indirect speech



1. The scientist was invited to occupy the seat on the stage and was introduced to the audience as the greatest scientist of the year. He was requested to deliver a speech. The speaker expressed his pleasure in presenting a bouquet to him.

2. The cyclist warned the driver not to move his car till the police arrived. The driver pleaded that it was not his fault; however he agreed to pay hundred rupees for the repair. The cyclist refused the money and insisted that the police be called.

3. The striking workers demanded an increase in salary and asked for the withdrawal of all cases. They threatened to continue the strike if the demands were not met. The manager insisted on them calling off the strike and invited them to a discussion. He agreed to listen to their demands.

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