Verbal Ability - Change of Speech - Discussion

Discussion :: Change of Speech - Section 1 (Q.No.5)

In the questions below the sentences have been given in Direct/Indirect speech. From the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the given sentence in Indirect/Direct speech.

5. 

She said that her brother was getting married.

[A]. She said, "Her brother is getting married."
[B]. She told, "Her brother is getting married."
[C]. She said, "My brother is getting married."
[D]. She said, "My brother was getting married."

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

No answer description available for this question.

Sivanantham said: (Jul 23, 2010)  
How it is changing past tense into present tense ?

Namrata said: (Jul 20, 2011)  
The sentence is past tense & answer is present tense. How came?

Vinay said: (Oct 22, 2011)  
It is one of the rule to change from present to past.

Sangeeta said: (Oct 27, 2011)  
How past tense is changed into present tense?

Freshersdunia.Com said: (Nov 22, 2011)  
What are the rules to change - Direct/Indirect speech?

Richa said: (Feb 9, 2012)  
Vinay you are ryt it is a rule.

Example:.

DIRECT SPEECH: HE SAID "I GO TO MARKET EVERY DAY".

INDIRECT SPEECH: HE SAID (THAT) HE WENT TO MARKET EVERY DAY.

Lusifier said: (Feb 20, 2012)  
Here, the difference INDIRECT SPEECH DIRECT SPEECH

1. said said

2. her brother my brother

3. was getting is getting

already Mr.vinay said that, it is one of the rule to change from present to past. but i gave the simple difference, to identify the correct one........ I gave wrong ans means please say right answer which you know

Prasad said: (Mar 13, 2012)  
The rule for chance of speech is

Direct to indirect = present to past

Question here is in indirect therefore convert it into direct by using present as it is from indrect to direct i.e., from past to present.

S.Narasimha said: (Aug 11, 2015)  
What is the rule to change paste to present?

Deepak said: (Aug 20, 2015)  
Guys can anyone please tell me the proper answer with description.

Arjun said: (Mar 10, 2016)  
Notice that the sentence starts with "she said" so the whole sentence goes in past. Don't get confused, watch out how the sentence starts.

A.Muthukumaran said: (Aug 3, 2016)  
Direct to indirect = present to past.

Question here is in indirect therefore convert it into direct by using present as it is from indrect to direct i.e., from past to present.

Stalin'S said: (Mar 6, 2017)  
Guys can someone tell me that 'her' is the 3rd person in reported speech but according to the answer how it is changing to 'my' somewhere I am getting confused.

So is there someone to explain?

Manisha said: (Aug 4, 2017)  
Why not told?

Rishav Raaz said: (Dec 25, 2017)  
The answer should be A because her brother is the third person and by the rules 3rd person will not change, her brother is remained same.

Shaswata said: (Aug 5, 2020)  
No, @Rishav Raaz.

A is not correct because when she is telling about herself, she is not going to use "Her". So, C is right.

Maica said: (Feb 8, 2021)  
She said, "My sister is getting married too" is the right form.

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