The Unhappy Mother-In-Law by hcj


									                                             The Unhappy Mother-In-Law

Instructions: Convert each sentence to the reported speech form.

1. He said, "Hello."
2. She asked him, "Do you know what time it is?"
3. He said, "I'm sorry I'm late."
4. She told him, "I have something to tell you."
5. He asked her, "What is it?"
6. She said, "I don't want my daughter to go with you."
7. He told her, "I'm not going to leave your daughter again."
8. She asked him, "Why did you leave her the first time?"
9. He answered, "I don't know, but maybe I was afraid."
10. She asked him, "Why did you sleep with her if you didn't have a condom?"
11. He explained, "I got careless."
12. She said, "Soon you will be going to New York, and I won't be able to see my daughter again."
13. He said, "When I make enough money, I'll fly you to New York."
14. She told him, "You won't find a job."
15. He said, "I can make money by selling drugs if I have to."
16. She said, "You'll end up in jail, and there is no one in New York who can get you out."
17. He told her, "Don't worry. I won't let your grandchild starve."
18. She told him, "Take care of my daughter and the baby, or you'll answer to my husband."
19. He told her, "I promise you. I will."
20. She asked him, "Do you know how to take care of a baby?"
21. He said, "No. But I'll learn. Don't worry."
22. She handed him some bills and said, "Take this, and don't waste it."
23. He promised, "I won't."
24. She said, "Call me if you have an emergency."
25. He said, "Thank you. Good-bye, Mama."


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