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

Help with a sentence, please.


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      


In this case the verb in  sentence doesn �t 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     


Thanks a lot

7 Sep 2010     

Lina Ladybird

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

7 Sep 2010