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Change each of these indirect quotations
to direct quotations.Punctuate your quotation properly.

examples:
- Mrs king said,"I enjoyed our golf game"

_Mrs king said that she enjoyed the golf game.

1)Mrs.King said that she wants a new putter.

-Mrs King said," I wanted a new putter"

2)I told my boss that I could not come to work today.
-I told my boss,"I can not come to work today".


3)Anita said that her mother was going back to college.
-Anita said," My mother is going back to college"

4)My brother Elvin whispered that he had a surprise for me.
-My brother Elvin whispered,"I have a surprise for you."

5)Tina told me that she had found my book in her desk.
-Tina told me," I have found your book in my desk."

6)Matthew thought that we should go to a movie.
-Matthew thought,"We shall go to a movie".

7)He said his favorite actor was Clint Eastwood.
-He said ,"My favorite actor is Clint Eastwood".


8)He told his friend Jeffrey that he would stop by and pick him up.
-He told his friend Jeffrey,"I will stop by and pick you up".


9) Jeffrey said he would be waiting on the front porch.
-Jeffrey said," I will be waiting on the front porch".

10)Matthew told him he would be there in fifteen minutes.
-Matthew told him,"I will be there in fifteen minutes".

  • English/check please -

    Change each of these indirect quotations
    to direct quotations. Punctuate your quotation properly.

    examples:
    - Mrs king said,"I enjoyed our golf game"

    _Mrs king said that she enjoyed the golf game.

    1)Mrs.King said that she wants a new putter.

    -Mrs King said," I wanted a new putter"
    The tense of the verb in the direct quotation is incorrect. There is also a mark of punctuation missing at the end. And you need to watch the spaces: there should be a space after the comma after "said" and no space between the quotation marks and "I."

    2)I told my boss that I could not come to work today.
    -I told my boss,"I can not come to work today".
    Watch the spacing; watch the spelling; watch where you put the period and quotation marks at the end of the sentence.


    3)Anita said that her mother was going back to college.
    -Anita said," My mother is going back to college"
    Again ... spacing and punctuation.

    4)My brother Elvin whispered that he had a surprise for me.
    -My brother Elvin whispered,"I have a surprise for you."
    spacing

    5)Tina told me that she had found my book in her desk.
    -Tina told me," I have found your book in my desk."
    spacing

    6)Matthew thought that we should go to a movie.
    -Matthew thought,"We shall go to a movie".
    spacing and punctuation

    7)He said his favorite actor was Clint Eastwood.
    -He said ,"My favorite actor is Clint Eastwood".
    spacing and punctuation

    8)He told his friend Jeffrey that he would stop by and pick him up.
    -He told his friend Jeffrey,"I will stop by and pick you up".
    spacing and punctuation

    9) Jeffrey said he would be waiting on the front porch.
    -Jeffrey said," I will be waiting on the front porch".
    spacing and punctuation

    10)Matthew told him he would be there in fifteen minutes.
    -Matthew told him,"I will be there in fifteen minutes".
    spacing and punctuation

    Except for the first one, all the verb tenses in the direct quotations are fine.

  • english/check please -

    1)Mrs King said ," I want a new putter."

  • english/check please -

    Mrs. King said, "I want a new putter."

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