Reported Speech Rules, Examples and worksheet No.14

By | April 4, 2019

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Exercise-14

Read the given conversation and complete the following passage:

1.Aditi: Hi Rita! When did you come back from the U.S.?

Rita: Last week.

Aditi: How was your trip?

Rita: It was marvellous and thrilling.

Aditi greeted Rita and asked her (i)_______ Rita replied (ii)_______Aditi thus her (iii) ______  Rita said (iv)_____ .

2. A despotic Sultan who was blind in one eye invited three artists to paint his picture, “It’ you do a bad portrait, I will punish you,” he warned, “but if you do a good one I will reward you.

 Now start!” The first artist (i) ______  as he was blind in one eye. The Sultan (ii) _______disrespect to his monarch. The second artist showed him with both eyes intact. The sultan (iii) _________   flatter him. The third artist (iv)_______   only his good eye. The sultan, pleased, rewarded him with gold and honours.

Answers:-                  

  1. (i) when she had come back from the U.S.

        (ii) Rita replied that she had come back the previous week

        (iii) how her trip had been

        (iv) it had been marvellous and thrilling

  1. (a) produced a picture that showed the Sultan

        (b) had him executed for showing

        (c) had him flogged for trying to

        (d) drew him in profile showing

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