He said to me, “How obliged we are to you!” Change into Indirect Speech

He said to me, “How obliged we are to you!” Change into Indirect Speech

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  1. Indirect Speech: He told me that they were very obliged to me.

    Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the present indefinite tense (simple present tense), then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past indefinite tense.

    Present Indefinite Tense > Past Indefinite Tense.

    And if the sentence is exclamatory, we use reporting verbs like exclaimed, admired, cried etc based on the sentence.

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