Некоторые глаголы очень часто встречаются при употреблении косвенной речи. Ниже приведены некоторые примеры с использованием следующих глаголов: offer, suggest, demand, request, remind, describe, confess, blame.
|offer||"I could help you with that math problem if you want"
She offered to help me with the math problem.
|suggest||"It's a nice day. We could go to the country and have a picnic"
Bill suggested that we have a picnic.
|demand||"I want to see the manager of this company immediately!"
The man demanded to see the manager of the company.
|request||"Excuse me, Madam. Could I use your telephone for a minute?"
He requested permission to use the woman's telephone.
|remind||"Hey Bill. Don't forget to mail this letter today!"
Jack reminded Bill that he had to mail a letter that day.
|describe||"The house is white. It has three bedrooms and a beautiful garden"
He described his house.
|confess||"I must tell you something Jane... I love you with all my heart"
He confessed that he loved her.
|blame||"It was your fault that I couldn't arrive on time"
The girl blamed the boy for her arriving late.