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Exercise #39 - Indirect Quotations

Directions: Complete each sentence with verbs in the spaces provided.

 

1. John said he ________ ________ for the pizza.

2. The reporter on TV said it ________ ________ _______ ________ tomorrow.

3. Donna told everyone she ________ pregnant.

4. The patient claimed that he ________ ________ chest pain.

5. The police asked the man if he ________ ________ _______.

6. I needed to know if the package _______ ________ on time.

7. Jenny told customer service that the machine ________ _______.

8. The host of the party asked if we ________ ________ a good time.

9. The mechanic said the cost for the repair ________ ________ to over $1000.

10. Lenny told us he ________ ________ to the U.S. in 2009.

 

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Here they are:

 

1. John said he would pay for the pizza.

2. The reporter on TV said it was going to rain tomorrow.

3. Donna told everyone she was pregnant.

4. The patient claimed that he was having chest pain.

5. The police asked the man if he had been drinking.

6. I needed to know if the package had arrived on time.

7. Jenny told customer service that the machine didn't work.

8. The host of the party asked if we were having a good time.

9. The mechanic said the cost for the repair would come to over $1000.

10. Lenny told us he had immigrated to the U.S. in 2009.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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