Change Direct to Indirect Speech Narration Part-3 of Oxford Grammar by R.k Sinha

Change Direct to Indirect Speech Narration Part-3 of Oxford Grammar by R.k Sinha



How to Change Direct to Indirect Speech Narration Rules 3 and it’s Examples & Exercise Solution.

Narration Changing Rule 3 Direct to Indirect Speech.

यदि Reporting Verb Past Tense ( Said ) रहे । तो Inverted Comma के अंदर प्रयुक्त निकटतम सूचक शब्दों को दूरी सूचक शब्दों मे बदल देते हैं ।

निकटतम सूचक  शब्द                            दूरी सूचक शब्द

This                                                                 That
These                                                            Those
Here                                                              There
Now                                                                Then
Thus                                                                    So
Hence                                                         Thence
This day                                                   That day
Today                                                       That day
a______ ago                                      a_____ before
a______ ago                              the previous_____
Next Month                      The following Month
Last Month                        The previous Month
Next Week/year         The following week/year
Last Week/year           The previous week/year
The day before yesterday        two days before
The day after tomorrow        in two days’ time
Tomorrow       The next day/the following day
Yesterday      The day before/the previous day

Examples of Direct and Indirect Speech

1. She said, ” i am glad to be here this evening. ”
She said that she was glad to be there that evening.

2. He said, ” i am now speaking to this boy. ”
He said that he was then speaking to that boy.

3. He said, ” i will do it tomorrow. ”
He said that he should do it the next day.

4. She said, ” i am starting the day after tomorrow. ”
She said that she was starting in two days’ time.

5. He said, ” it is not so foggy today as it was yesterday. ”
He said that it was not so foggy that day as it had been the day before.

6. ” i saw him the day before yesterday, ” she said.
She said that she had seen him two days before.

7. The girl said to me, ” i shall meet you next month. ”
The girl told me that she would meet me the following month.

8. He said, ” she died a year ago. ”
He said that she had died a year before.

1. Reporting Verb के बाद प्रयुक्त to को हटा देते हैं ।
2. Inverted Comma के स्थान पर that देते हैं ।
3. Tense को Rules 2 की मदद से change करते हैं ।
4. निकटतम सूचक शब्दों को दूरी सूचक शब्दों मे बदल देते हैं

Oxford Current English Grammar Exercise 77 full Solution and Change direct to indirect Speech Correctly.

1. He said, ” i want to stay here this morning. ”
He said that he wanted to stay there that morning.

2. She said, ” These flowers are very beautiful. ”
She said that those flowers were very beautiful.

3. They said to her, ” we shall see you tomorrow. ”
They told her that they would see her the next day.

4. He said, ” i am going away tomorrow. ”
He said that he was going away the next day.

5. She said to me, ” i can’t give you money today. ”
She told me that she couldn’t give me money that day.

6. The boy said to his mother, ” i shall not go to school today. ”
The boy told his mother that he would not go to school that day.

7. He said, ” My mother will come the day after tomorrow. ”
He said that my mother would come in two days’ time.

8. i said, ” i did it yesterday. ”
i said that i had done it the previous day.

9. She said, ” i wrote to him the day before yesterday. ”
She said that she had written to him two days before.

10. The farmer said, ” i bought the hen yesterday and i am going to sell it tomorrow. ”
The farmer said that he had bought the hen the previous day and he was going to sell it the next day.

11. She said to me, ” i couldn’t meet you last night because i was so busy. ”
She told me that she couldn’t meet me the previous night because she had been so busy.

12. She said, ” my husband died a year ago. ”
She said that her husband had died a year before.

13. Sita said to me, ” i tried to do it yesterday but it couldn’t be done because you were absent. ”
She told me that she had tried to do it the day before it couldn’t be done because i had been absent.

14. She said, ” I shall join the office next week. ”
She said that she would join the office the following week.

15. ” i saw a wild animal in the garden yesterday, ” said She.
She said that she had seen a wild animal in the garden the day before.

16. ” i was trying to do it yesterday. ” he said.
He said that he had been trying to do it the day before.

17.”  i am intending to do it tomorrow. ” Said the man.
The man said that he was intending to do it the next day.

18. ”  Yesterday Ram and i went to the river. ” Said he.
He said that Ram and he had gone to the river the day before.

19. He said, ” she arrived yesterday and will go tomorrow. ”
He said that she had arrived the day before and would go the next day.

20. i can’t go there today because i am busy this time but i shall go tomorrow. ” said he.
He said that she couldn’t go there that day because she was busy that time but she would go the next day.



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