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Not every problem can be fixed with a screwdriver

My husband is a very linear, black-and-white thinker. He’s an engineer, so I guess he fits a type.

When he sees a problem, he looks for the fastest, easiest solution, and then stops. 318 more words

Parenting

Reported Speech

Reported Speech

Uses:
  • To report/repeat what someone has said in conversation
  • Paraphrasing in writing

Direct Speech:

Sarah said, “I am quitting my job at the end of the month.” 888 more words

Writing Resources

Direct Speech and Reported Speech

Direct speech and reported (or indirect) speech are two ways of writing something that somebody has said. Depending on the type of writing and the effect they wish to create, writers can use either direct or reported speech. 220 more words

Writing