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100 Examples of Direct and Indirect Speech! Direct speech is when someone speaks and their exact words are quoted. This is also known as quoted speech. Indirect speech is when someone speaks, but their exact words are not quoted. This is also known as reported speech. Here’s an example of indirect speech: Sarah said that she was going to the store. In this example, Sarah’s words are not being quoted verbatim. The speaker is giving a report of what Sarah said, but they are not quoting her directly.

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100 Examples of Direct and Indirect Speech

1. Direct The teacher said, “who is the author of this book?”
Indirect He requested her to fetch him a glass of water.
2. Direct “I am not feeling well today,” said the student.
Indirect The student said (that) he was not feeling well that day.
3. Direct “What are you doing?” asked the mother.
Indirect The mother wanted to know what her son was doing.
4. Direct “I will help you with your homework,” said the sister.
Indirect The sister offered to help her brother with his homework.
5. Direct “Give me a hug,” said the father.
Indirect The father asked for a hug.
6. Direct “Please turn off the light,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother asked them to turn off the light.
7. Direct “I am going to the store,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he was going to the store.
8. Direct “I do not want to go to school today,” said the student.
Indirect The student said (that) he did not want to go to school that day.
9. Direct “Where is my toy?” asked the kid.
Indirect The kid wanted to know where his toy was.
10. Direct “I will be back in a few minutes,” said the father.
Indirect The father said that he would be back in a few minutes.
11. Direct “It is time to go to bed,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time to go to bed.
12. Direct “I am hungry,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he was hungry.
13. Direct “I am thirsty,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he was thirsty.
14. Direct “Please brush your teeth,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother asked her son to brush his teeth.
15. Direct “Please take a bath,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother asked her son to take a bath.
16. Direct “I do not want to eat my vegetables,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he did not want to eat his vegetables.
17. Direct “I want to watch television,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he wanted to watch television.
18. Direct “Can I go outside and play?” asked the daughter.
Indirect The daughter asked if he could go outside and play.
19. Direct “I do not want to go to bed,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he did not want to go to bed.
20. Direct “It is time for bed,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time for bed.

 

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21. Direct “I had a bad dream,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he had a bad dream.
22. Direct “Please read me a story,” said the child.
Indirect The child asked his mother to read him a story.
23. Direct “Can you sing me a song?” asked the boy.
Indirect The boy asked his father if he could sing him a song.
24. Direct “I want to go outside,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he wanted to go outside.
25. Direct “It is raining,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that it was raining.
26. Direct “I want to go swimming,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he wanted to go swimming.
27. Direct “I do not want to take a bath,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he did not want to take a bath.
28. Direct “I do not want to eat my vegetables,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he did not want to eat his vegetables.
29. Direct “I am full,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he was full.
30. Direct “Please can I have some dessert?” asked the traveler.
Indirect The traveler asked if he could please have some dessert.
31. Direct “What are you doing?” asked the mother.
Indirect The mother wanted to know what her son was doing.
32. Direct “Why are you crying?” asked the father.
Indirect The father wanted to know why his daughter was crying.
33. Direct “I am sleepy,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he was sleepy.
34. Direct “Please wake me up at 7:00 a.m.,” said the child.
Indirect The child asked his mother to wake him up at 7:00 a.m.
35. Direct “I had a good dream,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he had a good dream.
36. Direct “Please put me down,” said the child.
Indirect The child asked his father to put him down.
37. Direct “I want to go outside and play,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he wanted to go outside and play.
38. Direct “Please brush my hair,” said the child.
Indirect The child asked his mother to brush his hair.
39 Direct “Please can I have a snack?” asked the neighbor.
Indirect The neighbor asked if he could please have a snack.
40. Direct “It is time to go to school,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time to go to school.

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41. Direct “I do not want to go to school,” said the child.
Indirect The child said (that) he did not want to go to school.
42 Direct “Please can I have a drink of water?” asked the sweeper.
Indirect The sweeper asked if he could please have a drink of water.
43. Direct “I am thirsty,” said the old man.
Indirect The old man said (that) he was thirsty.
44. Direct “Please can I go to the toilet?” asked the lady.
Indirect The lady asked if he could please go to the toilet.
45. Direct “I need to go to the toilet,” said the girl.
Indirect The girl said that he needed to go to the toilet.
46. Direct “Please can I have a band aid?” asked the woman.
Indirect The woman asked if he could please have a band aid.
47. Direct “I hurt myself,” said the friend.
Indirect The friend said that he had hurt himself.
48. Direct “Please can I have a hug?” asked the father.
Indirect The father asked if he could please have a hug.
49. Direct “Please can I go outside and play?” asked the baby.
Indirect The baby asked if he could please go outside and play.
50. Direct “It is time for lunch,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time for lunch.
51. Direct “Please can I have some more food?” asked the teacher.
Indirect The teacher asked if he could please have some more food.
52. Direct “I am still hungry,” said the nany.
Indirect The nany said that he was still hungry.
53. Direct “Please can I have some dessert?” asked the child.
Indirect The child asked if he could please have some dessert.
54. Direct “It is time to go home,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time to go home.
55. Direct “Please can I stay at my friend’s house?” asked the kid.
Indirect The kid asked if he could please stay at his friend’s house.
56. Direct “Please can I go to the park?” asked the boy.
Indirect The boy asked if he could please go to the park.
57. Direct “Please can I go to the swimming pool?” asked the child.
Indirect The child asked if he could please go to the swimming pool.
58. Direct “Can we go on a trip today?” asked the stripling.
Indirect The stripling asked if they could go on a trip today.
59. Direct “Please can I have a sleepover?” asked the child.
Indirect The child asked if he could please have a sleepover.
60. Direct “It is time for bed,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time for bed.

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61. Direct “I don’t want to go to bed,” said the chum.
Indirect The chum said that he didn’t want to go to bed.
62. Direct “Please can I read one more story?” asked the bud.
Indirect The bud asked if he could please read one more story.
63. Direct “Please can I have a drink of water?” asked the juvenile.
Indirect The juvenile asked if he could please have a drink of water.
64. Direct “Please can I go to the toilet?” asked the preschooler.
Indirect The preschooler asked if he could please go to the toilet.
65. Direct “Please turn off the light,” said the pupil.
Indirect The pupil asked if the light could please be turned off.
66. Direct “Please can I have a hug?” asked the preteen.
Indirect The preteen asked if he could please have a hug.
67. Direct “I love you,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that she loved him.
68. Direct “Please can I go outside and play?” asked the nipper.
Indirect The nipper asked if he could please go outside and play.
69. Direct “Please can I stay at my friend’s house?” asked the child.
Indirect The child asked if he could please stay at his friend’s house.
70. Direct “Please can I go to the park?” asked the grandchild.
Indirect The grandchild asked if he could please go to the park.
71. Direct “Please can I go to the swimming pool?” asked the child.
Indirect The child asked if he could please go to the swimming pool.
72. Direct “Can we go on a trip today?” asked the little one.
Indirect The little one asked if they could go on a trip today.
73. Direct “Please can I have a sleepover?” asked the ward.
Indirect The wardasked if he could please have a sleepover.
74. Direct “It is time for bed,” said the mother.
Indirect The mother said that it was time for bed.
75. Direct “I don’t want to go to bed,” said the moppet.
Indirect The moppetsaid that he didn’t want to go to bed.
76. Direct “Please can I read one more story?” asked the tot.
Indirect The tot asked if he could please read one more story.
77. Direct “Please can I have a drink of water?” asked the teen.
Indirect The teen asked if he could please have a drink of water.
78. Direct “Please can I go to the toilet?” asked the kiddie.
Indirect The kiddie asked if he could please go to the toilet.
79. Direct “Please turn off the light,” said the babe.
Indirect The babe asked the adult to please turn off the light.
80. Direct “Please can I have a biscuit?” asked the laddie.
Indirect The laddie asked if he could please have a biscuit.

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81. Direct “I don’t want to go to school,” said the wean.
Indirect The wean said that he didn’t want to go to school.
82. Direct “I don’t want to eat my dinner,” said the progeny.
Indirect The progeny said that he didn’t want to eat his dinner.
83. Direct “I want to watch TV,” said the child.
Indirect The child said that he wanted to watch TV.
84. Direct “I want to play outside,” said the son.
Indirect The son said that he wanted to play outside.
85. Direct “Please can I have a sweet?” asked the junior.
Indirect The junior asked if he could please have a sweet.
86. Direct “Please can I go out to play?” asked the juvenile.
Indirect The juvenile asked if he could please go out to play.
87. Direct “Please can I stay up late?” asked the minor.
Indirect The minor asked if he could please stay up late.
88. Direct “I don’t want to go to bed,” said the young adult.
Indirect The young adult said that he didn’t want to go to bed.
89. Direct “I don’t want to have a bath,” said the young lady.
Indirect The young lady said that he didn’t want to have a bath.
90. Direct “Please can I have a drink of water?” asked the young woman.
Indirect The young woman asked if he could please have a drink of water.
91. Direct “Please can I go to the toilet?” asked the young man.
Indirect The young man asked if he could please go to the toilet.
92. Direct “Please turn off the light,” said the teenager.
Indirect The teenager asked the adult to please turn off the light.
93. Direct “Please can I have a biscuit?” asked the schoolgirl.
Indirect The schoolgirl asked if he could please have a biscuit.
94. Direct “I don’t want to go to school,” said the schoolboy.
Indirect The schoolboy said that he didn’t want to go to school.
95. Direct “I don’t want to eat my dinner,” said the toddler.
Indirect The toddler said that he didn’t want to eat his dinner.
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Direct “I want to watch TV,” said the infant.
Indirect The infant said that he wanted to watch TV.
97. Direct “I want to play outside,” said the baby.
Indirect The baby said that he wanted to play outside.
98. Direct “Please can I have a sweet?” asked the youngster.
Indirect The youngster asked if he could please have a sweet.
99. Direct “Please can I go out to play?” asked the young one.
Indirect The young one asked if he could please go out to play.
100. Direct “Please can I stay up late?” asked the little one.
Indirect The little one asked if he could please stay up late.

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Downloading 100 examples of direct and indirect speech in PDF format is an invaluable resource for students and teachers alike. Direct speech refers to the exact words someone uses when they speak, while indirect speech refers to a reflection of the ideas that somebody communicates. With this free resource, you can explore how to successfully write both types of speech for various scenarios and reactions. Whether you are studying them for college or teaching them to younger students, these examples equip you with the knowledge needed to understand and effectively use direct and indirect speech.

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