Meaning of REPORTED SPEECH in English
- REPORTED SPEECH
EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS
Consider, for example, reported speech .
In standard reported speech , the words of the speaker typically undergo certain rule-governed transformations affecting pronouns and verb tenses.
The directives had no application to parliamentary proceedings or elections and allowed reported speech .
Longman DOCE5 Extras English vocabulary. Дополнительный английский словарь Longman DOCE5. 2012