Некоторые глаголы очень часто встречаются при употреблении косвенной речи. Ниже приведены некоторые примеры с использованием следующих глаголов: assure, persuade, convince, beg, dissuade, confide, recommend, scold.
|assure||"Don't worry. I will finish my work on time"
He assured me that he would finish his work on time
|persuade||"Come on. You'll have a great time a the party. Let's go!"
Jack persuaded Bill to go to the party
|convince||"Instead of going to France we should go to Brazil on vacation. It's cheaper, nearer and warmer"
She convinced her husband to go to Brazil instead of France
|beg||"Oh please, Mom, please, let me go. I promise I'll be back before midnight!"
She begged her mother to let her go the party
|dissuade||"I don't think it is a good idea to fly now. The conditions are dangerous"
The man dissuaded him from flying under those weather conditions
|confide||"I am terribly afraid of storms"
He confided his fear of storms to his companion
|recommend||"I think you should take these shoes. They are very nice and have a good quality"
The sales girl recommended that I buy those shoes
|scold||"Look what you have done!. You broke the vase!. You must be more careful with things in the house"
Jack's mother scolded him for breaking the vase