B.Com Part 1 Functional English Direct Narration and Indirect Narration

(Last Updated On: February 10, 2018)

CHANGE THE NARRATION

Change The Narrations
Change The Narrations

Assertive Sentence

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. He said to us, “you are wasting your time.”
  2. He said’ “I went to college yesterday.”
  3. They said, “We are sure he would come.”
  4. They said, “We didn’t steal your pen.”
  5. She said to him’ “Sir’ I am your student.”
  6. He said’ “Mr. Jamil, you look tired today.”
  7. He said to me, “Mr. Jamil, you look tired.”
  8. They said’ “We were speaking the truth.”
  9. She said’ “OK’ I shall stand by you.”
  10. She said to me’ “congratulations’ you have won.”
  11. She said to me’ “I shall see you tomorrow.”
  12. The student said’ “Good morning’ teacher I have come in time.”
  13. He said, “I shall come as soon as possible.”
  14. He said, “Farewell friends.”
  15. She said, “Believe me, I do not like them.”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. She told you that you would not disturb her.
  2. I told him he was a cheat.
  3. He said that he had been there the last evening.
  4. He told me that his brother wanted to sue me.
  5. He said that he would raise a building there.
  6. The teacher told me that I was weak in English.
  7. He told me that I could not please me officers.
  8. She told me that she had already known English.
  9. She said that she was very busy that day.
  10. I said that he could not use my cycle.

Imperative Sentence

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. My father said to me, “Give up smoking.”
  2. I said to my friend “please wait for me.”
  3. “Kabeer tell me the truth,” said his Father.
  4. She said, “Do not shuffle and walk properly.”
  5. He said to the waiter “Fetch me some water and don’t be late.”
  6. The teacher said, “Boys, do not waste your time if you want to make progress.”
  7. I said to him “Do not bother me.”
  8. The manger said to me “Pay the bill, please.”
  9. She said, “Please, do not be a child.”
  10. I said to him, “Remember to write your mother.”
  11. The coach said, “Never lose your confidence.”
  12. The referee said, “Quiet please.”
  13. The doctor said to patient, “Take complete rest.”
  14. He said to him Master, “Lend me some money.”
  15. The officer said, “Type this letter right now.”
  16. The teacher said to the students, “Complete this work by tomorrow.

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. He ordered him to leave the room and forbade him to return.
  2. Mother advised to be punctual.
  3. The father advised his son to be careful while driving.
  4. He ordered his servant to leave the room.
  5. I told my brother to go away.
  6. He requested his companions to wait there till he returned.
  7. I ordered my servant to polish my shoe at once.
  8. He advised his sister to tell the truth.
  9. She forbade Aslam to tell a lie.
  10. I requested her to lend me her camera for a week.

Interrogative Sentences

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. They said to me, “Did you ever play for your school tem?”
  2. He said, “Was the food good or not?”
  3. She said to them, “Do you like the book I gave you?”
  4. They said, “Are you ashamed what you did?”
  5. She said to me, “Will you help me?
  6. She said, “Is this your book?”
  7. I said to him, “Where is your father?”
  8. They said to us, “how have you done this thing?”
  9. He said, “What do you sing the song, Ali?”
  10. He said father, “what is the answer to this question?”
  11. He said to me, “Since when have you been working here?”
  12. She said, “Why did you do so Mrs. Jamil?”
  13. Ibrahim said to Mosa, “Why did you cheat me?”
  14. He said to all of us, “Why were you making a noise, Students?”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. She asked me where my father had been.
  2. They asked her how she would do that.
  3. He asked Alice what her next plan was.
  4. They asked how much the price of that book was.
  5. I asked him why he was late.
  6. I asked her if she was suffering from fever.
  7. I asked the headmaster respectfully If I might come in.
  8. He asked me if I was ready.
  9. They asked me whether I would go with them.
  10. I asked him he would come the next day.

Explanative Sentence

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. Wasim Akram said, “Alas! I lost the match.”
  2. The colonel said, “Hurrah! We have won the battle.”
  3. She said, “My God! I am ruined.”
  4. She said, “Aha! I have found the lost necklace.”
  5. You said, “Shut up! I didn’t try to go there.”
  6. They said, “Bravo! We have won the scholarship.”
  7. She said, “Pooh! The egg is bad.”
  8. She said, “Look out! He is not a good man.”
  9. He said, “Wow! You have done it at last.”
  10. They said, “Good heavens! The train has left.”
  11. He said, “What a lazy boy you are!”
  12. He said, “What a man you are!”
  13. She said, “What a horrible night!”
  14. They said, “How beautifully she sings!”
  15. He said, “What a performance it is!”
  16. The visitor said, “What a lovely scene of nature!”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. He exclaimed sadly that he was cheated.
  2. We exclaimed with wonder that that man was very old.
  3. They exclaimed with joy that they were very pleased that day.
  4. He exclaimed with sorrow that he had been very foolish.
  5. He exclaimed with joy that his uncle had come.
  6. She exclaimed with sorrow that she had been very foolish.
  7. She exclaimed with sorrow that she had been ruined.
  8. The children exclaimed with joy that father had come.
  9. The old man exclaimed with grief that those happy days had gone.
  10. She exclaimed with sorrow that she had no body to support her.

Optative Sentence

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. He said, “May you recover soon!”
  2. Mother said to her son, “May you live long!”
  3. The teacher said to the boys, “May Kashmir becomes a part of Pakistan!”
  4. He said to me, “God bless you!”
  5. He said, “May you face the music!”
  6. The beggar said, “May you go to hell!”
  7. The cursed that I might lick the dust.
  8. I said t o him, “May God flourishes you business.”
  9. He said, “would that he was here.”
  10. She said, “I wish I were an orator!”
  11. He said, “I wish I had not disclosed the secret!”
  12. They said, “Would that we had won the toss!”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. She prayed for me that might enjoy all health.
  2. They prayed for me that I might succeed in the exams.
  3. She prayed that her son might recover soon.
  4. I wished that were in Karachi that day.
  5. They prayed that God might forgive them.
  6. He wished that God might reward that act of his.
  7. He prayed that God might pardon that sinner.
  8. She prayed that he might live long.
  9. I wished that she had been successful.
  10. We prayed that he might prosper.

Modal Auxiliaries

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. He says, “I cannot sit idle now.”
  2. He said to her mother, “May I help you in your work.”
  3. I said to her, “Can I do anything more for you now.”
  4. You said to him, “how can you deserve me.”
  5. She says to me, “I cannot leave you in this difficult position.”
  6. The lamb said to the wolf, “I cannot make the water muddy.”
  7. He said to me, “We must abide by the laws of our country.
  8. You said to him, “You ought to respect you elders.”
  9. He said to friends, “They should work honestly.”
  10. The headmaster said to the peon “I could not see you.”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. She told me I might choose what I liked.
  2. He told me that he could not leave me in this difficult position.
  3. The lamb told the wolf that he could not make the water muddy.
  4. The police said that must tell him about the crime.
  5. My father said that I could use his cycle.

Universal truth & Proverbs

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

  1. Father said’ “my son’ honesty is the best policy.”
  2. My friend said’ “Blood is thicker than water.”
  3. He said to me, “the earth revolves around the sun.”
  4. Alia said, “She is a woman.”
  5. The old said, “Union is Strength.”
  6. He said, “God is one.”
  7. Teacher said, “All that glitter is not gold.”
  8. Ali said to him “A friend in need is a friend indeed.”

Sentence with Let

Rewrite the sentences in indirect narration.

Suggestion

  1. They said, “Let us finish our work first.”
  2. He said, “let us vow to do noble deeds.”
  3. He said, “Let us play card.”
  4. He said to me’ “Let us seek the help of God in this matter.”
  5. I said to Ali “Let us complete our lesson.”
  6. I said “let us be happy on our victory.”
  7. I said to him, “Let us pray for rain.”
  8. He said to me, “let us not smoke in the examination.”
  9. He said to me, “Let us be friend again.”
  10. I said to him, “Let us pray for rain.”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. They proposed that they should go outside.
  2. I proposed that we should make merry.
  3. They proposed that they should play cards.
  4. I proposed him that we should pray for our success.
  5. He suggested that they should by happy on their victory.
  6. He proposed that they should go out for a picnic.
  7. He suggested that they should start a new business.
  8. I proposed that we should take the examination this year.
  9. He proposed that they should play hockey.
  10. I said to Saleem we should entertain the guest.

Request

  1. I said to my friend “Let me go, please.”
  2. I said to him, “Let me do my job.”
  3. He said to me, “Let me play match.”
  4. I said to him, “Let the old woman come in.”
  5. He said, “Don’t let the boys smoke.”
  6. I said to the teacher, “Let me have this pen.”
  7. The principal said, “Let the class go on.”
  8. She said, “Let me sing a song.”
  9. He said, “Do not let boy smoke.”
  10. I said to him, “Let the old woman come.”

Rewrite the sentences in direct narration.

  1. He ordered to let the boy be released.
  2. I requested the policeman to let me handle the situation.
  3. He requested the doctor not to let anybody get unlawful admission.
  4. The principal ordered the student to let the class go on.
  5. He requested me not to let the boys come in.

 

 

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