Category: Passive voice and reported speech

Reported speech.

Transform the given sentences into the reported speech.

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Please use short forms e.g. haven't instead of have not in negative statements and use long forms in positive statements e.g. I am instead of I'm.

1. 'I'm going to buy a new car,' said Paul. Paul said he a new car.2. 'I feel good,' said John. He said he good.3. 'Don't tell anybody,' said John. John asked .4. 'I have never met you,' said Paul to me. Paul said it was the first time he .5. 'I don't have enough money,' said Kate. Kate said she enough money.6. 'Wait for me,' asked Susan. Susan asked .7. 'I can't go to the party,' said Sara. Sara said she .8. 'I'm tired because I have been running,' he said. He said he .9. 'I'm not hungry because I've just eaten,' said my brother. My brother said he .10. 'My house has been broken into,' she said. She said that .11. 'I can help you,' she said. She said she .12. 'I will phone you when I arrive,' said Peter. Peter said he .13. She said: 'Don't move!' She told us .14. 'I have lost my wallet,' said James. James said he .15. 'Do you feel good?' asked Sue. Sue asked .