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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #113410: Reported speech and tenses
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    Reported speech and tenses

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    1. Peter : « Billy-Joe and Josephine have left us after the party. » >>> Peter said (that) Billy-Joe and Josephine them after the party.

    2. Patricia : »The dentist has been surprised to find Josephine in his waiting room. » >>> Patricia told us how the dentist surprised to find Josephine in his waiting room.

    3. « During the crossing, Josephine has quietly sunbathed at the stern of the ship. » >>> The passengers boasted (that) Josephine at the stern of the ship during the crossing.

    4. « Last month, Billy-Joe has discovered a new treasure : the holy spoon of Gracola. » >>> You told us that,last month, Billy-Joe a new treasure : the holy spoon of Gracola.

    5. « Josephine has not flown yet. » >>> It seemed that Josephine yet.

    6. « Billy-Joe has never met a pet like Josephine before. » >>> We knew that Billy-Joe a pet like Josephine before.

    7. Billy-Joe : « Josephine has called her parents by cellphone.» >>> Billy-Joe said to them Josephine her parents by cellphone.

    8. A survivor : « We have desperately tried to kidnap Billy-Joe. » >>> This survivor shivered, saying that they to kidnap Billy-Joe.

    9. The doctor :  « Josephine has just eaten something bad. » >>> The doctor announced (that) Josephine something bad.

    10. A friend : « Billy-Joe and Josephine have returned home. » >>> A friend of mine informed us that Billy-Joe and Josephine home.

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