Requests in Reported Speech
For pronouns and place / time expressions see statements in reported speech. Tenses are not relevant for requests – simply use ‚to‘ + infinite verb.
- She said, “Say hello to your mum.“ – She asked me to say hello to my mum.
For negative requests, use ‚not to‘ + infinite verb.
- He said, “Don’t give up, Bob.“ – He advised Bob not to give up.
Changed: 10th Dec 2010 19:35