Verbal Ability - Change of Speech - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Change of Speech - Section 1 (Q.No. 4)
Directions to Solve
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.

He said to his father, "Please increase my pocket-money."
He told his father, "Please increase the pocket-money"
He pleaded his father to please increase my pocket money.
He requested his father to increase his pocket-money.
He asked his father to increase his pocket-money.
Answer: Option
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8 comments Page 1 of 1.

Santosh Kumar said:   5 years ago
I think Both A and C can be considered.

Priya biradar said:   6 years ago
In this sentence they use please that means he is requesting and whenever sentence comes with said we have to convert and instead of, " (double coat and comma) we have to insert helping word ie. Here we insert to.

Aditi said:   7 years ago
I think option B is correct not A. Please explain how A is correct?

Chanchal Soni said:   7 years ago
In my opinion, B is the correct answer because of sentence wrote in quotes. I'm confuse. If I'm wrong please give me the correct explanation.

Pika said:   7 years ago
Option A can be considered as a right option.

Sudeep agarwal said:   8 years ago
There is no request in first statement. No answer is correct.

He told his father, "Please increase my pocket-money" seems correct.

Vishnu said:   10 years ago
Can we use 'pleaded' as a reporting verb?

Sikha Jain said:   1 decade ago
As in question we find word please so it's kind of request so option c is right answer.

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