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Imperative Sentences

Definition:-  Such sentences in which command, order or advice is found are called Imperative Sentences.

Model Sentences
Direct Speech Indirect Speech
1. The teacher said to the students,"Open your note books and revise your lesson." The teacher ordered the students to open their notebooks and write their lesson.  (Order)
2. He said to the boys,"Don't misbehave with your parents." He advised the boys not to misbehave with their parents.  (Advise)
3. Principal of our college said to me,"Do not waste your time." Principal of our college forbade me to waste my time.
Principal of our college advised me not to waste my time.
4. The teacher said to me,"Please don't elaborate your answers unnecessarily." The teacher requested me not to elaborate my answers unnecessarily.    (Request)
5. Father said to his son,"Don't quarrel." Father advised his son not to quarrel.
6. He said to me,"Wait here till I return." He ordered me to wait here till he returned.

Rules of Conversion:-  To convert these sentences into indirect narration following instructions must be observed.

Exercise No.8
Change the voice.
Advance exercise No.9
Change the voice.
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