Reported speech worksheet for class 10

Read the following conversion and complete the passage given below.

Nicholas: Bobby won’t enjoy himself much, and he won’t race much either. His boots are hurting him. They are too tight.

Aunt: Why didn’t he tell me they were hurting?

Nicholas: He told you twice, but you weren’t listening. You often don’t listen when we tell you important things.

Fill in the blanks.

Nicholas said that Bobby …………………………… and ………………………. because ………………………. and ………………..

His aunt asked ……………………………

Nicholas replied that ………………………………………. He added that ………………………..

Solution

Nicholas said that Bobby wouldn’t enjoy himself much and that he wouldn’t race much either because his boots were hurting him and they were too tight.

His aunt asked why he hadn’t told her they were hurting him.

Nicholas replied that he had told her twice but she wasn’t listening. He added that she often didn’t listen when they told her important things.

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