Indirect Speech: Imperatives - Coggle Diagram
Indirect Speech: Imperatives
Change following imperative sentences into indirect speech.
He said, “Please solve this exercise”
Doctor said to him, “Avoid eating fast food”
He said, “Shut down the shop quickly”
Now look at the solution how to change an imperative sentence from direct into indirect speech.
She requested to solve that exercise.
Doctor suggested him not to eat fast food.
He ordered to shut down the shop quickly.
Indirect Speech Rules for Imperative Sentences
Basic rules to solve imperative sentence indirect speech exercise.
Understand the mood of sentence whether it is command, request or advice
Change the reporting verb ‘said’ into requested, ordered, commanded, suggested or advised
If the reported speech starts with ‘Please’ change it with ‘requested’ or ‘implored’
Follow other rules of direct and indirect speech.
Father ordered his son to bring him his result card.
The policemen said,"Do not walk here alone".
She said to her friend, "Shut up, don't say more".
He said, "Open your book quickly"
Teacher advised students not to take that exam lightly.
Old lady said, "Please help me"
He said to his watchman, "Do not stand here doing nothing".
She ordered waiter to bring her menu quickly.
He said to servant, "Clean my room first".
She said, "Please, help the poor lady".
Teacher forbade from talking during the class.
They said, "Do the first sum, please".
She said to me, "Please call me before you come"