They said, “The police arrested the burglar.” Change into Indirect Speech

They said, “The police arrested the burglar.” Change into Indirect Speech

1 Answer

  1. Indirect Speech: They said that the police had arrested the burglar.

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

    Past Indefinite Tense > Past Perfect Tense.

    Learn Narration

    • 1

You must login to add an answer.