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    Pronoun/reported speech

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    Pronoun/reported speech
    Message from ronja posted on 31-10-2011 at 16:49:44 (D | E | F)

    I need your help please:

    “If the meeting is cancelled, I can leave earlier,” said the colleague.
    I don't know if the colleague is a man or woman.
    How can I change the following direct speech into a reported speech?
    The colleague said if the meeting was cancelled HE? or THE COLLEAGUE? could leave earlier.
    He or the colleague, which is correct?

    Thank you for your answers.

    Edited by lucile83 on 31-10-2011 22:21

    Re: Pronoun/reported speech from chrislondon, posted on 31-10-2011 at 20:17:11 (D | E)

    I would put 'he/she'.
    Best Wishes

    Edited by chrislondon on 31-10-2011 20:17

    Re: Pronoun/reported speech from ronja, posted on 01-11-2011 at 10:28:43 (D | E)
    Thanks a lot for your edition, dear lucile83!

    Thank you very much for your answer, dear chrislondon!

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