DIRECT/INDIRECT SPEECH
     He confessed regretfully             that he had been      414. (4) Dhanya complained that she was losing weight
       ̄                ̄                     ̄     ̄        ̄            steadily (I.S.)
       Sub.         Rep.V.               Conj. Pro. Past Per.   415. (3) My mother said that I had been sleeping for twelve
     very foolish in             matters. (I.S.)                     hours (I.S.)
        ̄           ̄         ̄          ̄                          416. (2) Rajan told Urvashi that was going to Kashmir the
      Adv.       Adj.     Prep.      N.                              next day. (I.S.)
     When how is followed by an Adj., very (Adv.) is used       417. (1) She asked me if I had finished my work (I.S.)
396. (1) He wished me respectfully and told that                418. (2) He asked her to turn around (I.S.)
           ̄             ̄                             ̄           419. (4) He      said,   “I
          Sub.         Ob.                        Conj.                   ̄           ̄     ̄
     he had come to              join the office. (I.S.)               Sub. RepV. Pro.
       ̄          ̄            ̄       ̄           ̄                      have been studying in this
       Pro. Past Per. Prep. Inf.             N.                                   ̄                 ̄
     wished respectfully and told ® Rep. V.                           Pr. Per. Cont.          Ext.wd.
     He said to me, “Good morning, Sir! I                            for two years.” (D.S.)
        ̄        ̄         ̄                ̄          ̄    ̄              He      said       that        he
      Sub. Rep.V. Ob.                 Exc.        N. Pro.              ̄         ̄           ̄           ̄
     have come to             join   the office. ” (D.S.)           Sub. Rep.V. Connective Pro.
             ̄          ̄         ̄           ̄
                                                                     had been studying in that
          Pr. Per. Prep. Inf.            N.
                                                                                    ̄                  ̄
397. (3) My brother said to me, “I shall buy you a notepad
      tomorrow.” (D.S.)                                              Past Per. Cont.             ext.wd.
398. (2) The peon requested his officer to forgive him. (I.S.)       college for two years. (I.S.)
399. (2) The teacher said that the Earth moves round the        420. (3) Mary said to Simon,
      sun. (I.S.)                                                            ̄         ̄          ̄
      It is a Universal Truth. Its Tense does not change in               Sub. Rep.V.         Obj.
      Indirect Speech.                                               “Sharon and Peter
400. (2) Ashok told me that my parents were waiting for
                                                                                   ̄
      me. (I.S.)
401. (2) The Policeman asked the driver whether he had a                        Sub.
      licence. (I.S.)                                                are getting engaged next
402. (4) The teacher instructed the students to march qui-                  ̄                       ̄
      etly to the ground. (I.S.)                                      Pr. Cont.                Ext.wd.
403. (4) The men said that they were going to fly kites.             month.” (D.S.)
      (I.S.)                                                         Mary told Simon that
404. (1) Kumar says that it doesn’t rain in January. (I.S.)              ̄         ̄       ̄
      Reporting Verb is in Present Tense. Hence, Tense of
                                                                      Sub. Rep.V. Obj.
      Reported Speech will not change.
                                                                     Sharon and Peter
405. (3) Meera’s mother reminded her, “Don’t forget to buy
      the milk.” (D.S.)                                                            ̄
406. (2) I asked him if he definitely needed the suit the                       Sub.
      following week. (I.S.)                                         were getting engaged
407. (3) Ravi asked me if I had seen the Taj Mahal. (I.S.)                         ̄
408. (2) Robin exclaimed joyfully that he had topped agai n.                Past Cont.
      (I.S.)                                                         the following month. (I.S.)
409. (4) He said that he had been studying in that college                         ̄
      for two years (I.S.)
                                                                              Ext. wd.
410. (3) Mary told Simon that Sharon and Peter were getting
                                                                421. (4) I said to my friend,
      engaged next month (I.S.)
411. (4) I asked my friend if he could pick me up after                   ̄         ̄          ̄
      work. (I.S.)                                                     Sub. Rep.V.       Obj.
412. (3) Suman asked me if I had enjoyed the Olympic                 “Can        you pick me
      Games in London. (I.S.)                                            ̄            ̄              ̄
413. (1) My friend told me that was not a good book to              Mod.wd. Pro.1               Pro.2
      read. (I.S.)
                                                                     up after work?” (D.S.) (Int. Sent.)
                                                             SEE–424