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If Direct is Simple Past

→ In Indirect, it becomes Past Perfect

Example

  1. Direct Speech
    She said "I lived in Delhi"
  2. Indirect Speech
    She said that she had lived in Delhi

Note:-

In Direct Speech, we use "lived" (Simple Past)

In Indirect Speech, we use "had lived" (Past Perfect)

Convert into Indirect Speech

Simran said "I bought an iPhone"

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Rakesh said "I got a new job"

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She said "I went to Goa"

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He said "I worked overtime for my children"

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The old lady said "I have no money"

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The bully said "I ate your lunch"

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