Meaning of REPORTED SPEECH in English

REPORTED SPEECH

noun

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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 .

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