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ESL forum > Grammar and Linguistics > Help with a sentence, please.    

Help with a sentence, please.



rose95
Turkey

Help with a sentence, please.
 
Direct: " The sun rises from the east."
Indirect: The teacher informed the students that..........
 
 
 
Thanks in advance

7 Sep 2010      



viccxx
Greece

In this case the verb in  sentence doesn īt change into a past tense because it expresses a universally aceepted truth:
 
The teacher informed the students that the sun rises in the east.
 

7 Sep 2010     



rose95
Turkey

Thanks a lot

7 Sep 2010     



Lina Ladybird
Germany

Dear Rose,
 
Shouldn īt it be "the sun rises in the east"?
 
Wink
 
Have a nice day - Silke
 

7 Sep 2010