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Exercise on Reported Speech

Exercise 2 – Requests (negative)

Complete the sentences in reported speech. Note the change of pronouns in some sentences.

  1. "Don't touch it," she said to him.
    → She told him
  2. "Don't do that again," he said to me.
    → He told me
  3. "Don't talk to me like that," he said.
    → He told her
  4. "Don't repair the computer yourself," she warned him.
    → She warned him
  5. "Don't let him in," she said.
    → She told me
  6. "Don't go out without me," he begged her.
    → He begged her
  7. "Don't forget your bag," she told me.
    → She told me
  8. "Don't eat in the lab," the chemistry teacher said.
    → The chemistry teacher told his students
  9. "Don't give yourself up," he advised her.
    → He advised her
  10. "Don't hurt yourselves, boys," she said.
    → She told the boys