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Change of narration [closed]

What is the indirect speech of the following sentence? "The vendor is creating chaos, with sellers asking, How many kilos of fish were given?"
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regarding indirect Interrogative questions and WH Conjunction

1- It is clear that what was done as a public health measure to protect people from the COVID-19 threat has snowballed into a major economic crisis for the urban poor general. 2- I didn't not ...
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“He/Peter said” vs. “Said he/Peter”

We often see "said he/Peter" or "he/Peter said" after the direct speech : "Your information is out of date" he said. "Your information is out of date" said he. "Your information is out of date" Peter ...
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Confused about reported speech and reporting speech

Look at the following example: David said, “I’m baking a chocolate cake for you.’’ Some says the sentence between the inverted commas is called reporting speech. and some says it reported speech. ...
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Which from the two given texts is better? [closed]

I had a small argument over my sister's homework. Can you tell me please, which text is better in terms of grammar and narration? 1) Uzbekistan during the spring is one of my most favourite places to ...
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Meaning of had better

I have to convert the following sentence into its imquoted indirect form for narration. "You'd better leave the dog alone," the man said. Which one of the following two is correct? The man ...
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Indirect Speech of an exclamation

Here is the given direct speech: The old man said to his son, “Fie! You are such a coward.” Here are the four possible ways for the indirect speech version: a. The old man cried out in ...
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Should I use 'Told' instead of 'Said' in the following Indirect Narration Speech?

My classmate said to me,"Good morning,You have finished your homework". My classmate wished me good morning and told me/said that I had finished my homework. which is appropriate to be used?
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Can we use another word instead of “Might” in Optative Sentence in Narration? [closed]

For example They said,"long live our democracy!" They wished that their democracy might live long ! whether the word 'might' in this sentence is representing possibility?
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Story telling: me and SHE (or) me and HER?

Usage (1) Me - "You're beautiful." She - "Thank you. You're so kind." Usage (2) Me - "You're beautiful." Her - "Thank you. You're so kind." Which one is correct please?
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What tense should I use in the following sentence?

I am writing a descriptive essay about what my life will be like 30 yrs from now. Which tense should I use? "I will be wearing/wear the same boyish clothes I wear now". I mean, I am speaking of a ...
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Why does here use a present “find”?

Missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs found alive in Wisconsin "And I just shut myself totally down. I thought today was going to be the day, and then I find out two hours later that she’s found and ...