Sentences (Reported Version)
‘Most cars on our roads have only one occupant who is usually the driver.’ BBC new reporter
à The news reporter told viewers that most cars on our roads had only one occupant and the person was usually the driver.
‘Mao Tse Deng’s health is failing so many matters have been passed to Wan Li, who, despite his age, is still alive.’ TV news report about China
à The TV news reporter said that Mao Tse Deng’s health was failing at that time so many matters had been passed to Wan Li. He added that Wan Li was still alive despite his age.
‘The streets of Philadelphia are safe. It’s only the people that make them unsafe.’ Police chief of Philadelphia
à The police chief said that the streets of Philadelphia are safe. However, he added that what make them unsafe are only people.
‘The word genius isn’t applicable in football. A genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.’ American footballer
à The player said that the word genius isn’t applicable in football, and that a genius is a guy like Norman Einstein.
‘If history repeats itself tonight, we can expect the same thing to happen again.’ England football manager
à The football manager said that if history repeated itself that night, they could expect the same thing to happen again.
‘Sometimes journalists write what I say and not what I really mean.’ Baseball player
à The baseball player said that sometimes journalists wrote what he said, but that they didn’t write what they really meant.
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