Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences 100+ Example

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences [Direct and Indirect Speech]

Narration change of exclamatory sentences is a very easy matter if you know some rules of narration change or follow the right step. I have presented the rules step by step so that the readers can learn it after going through the article one time. Finally, I have given 100+ exercises with answers.

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How to Identify the Exclamatory Sentences

It is very easy to identify the exclamatory sentences. If you find the below points in the sentence, you will be quite sure that the sentence is an exclamatory sentence.

  • Interjection or What, How is at the beginning of the sentence.
  • Sometimes the verb is implied.
  • At the end of the sentence, there is an exclamation mark (!).
  • Sometimes you will find the words (Alas!, Adieu!, Oh!, Fie!, Hurrah!, Hus!, Bravo! ) at the start of the sentence.

exclamatory sentence

Example:

  1. What a bad boy!
  2. How bad a boy!
  3. What a beautiful sight!
  4. How beautiful a sight!
  5. What a costly phone!
  6. How sick!
  7. How fat!
  8. How happy!
  9. Alas! His father is no more.
  10. Adieu! My friend!
  11. Oh! How beautiful the flower.
  12. Fie! You smoke.
  13. Were I a bird!
  14. Were I an honest teacher!
  15. Had I two wings!
  16. Had he four hands!
  17. Had I much property!
  18. Were my father an M.L.A!

 

Basic Rules of Narration Change

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

Some rules are mandatory for all types of sentences at the time of narration change. The rules are below.

  1. How to identify direct and indirect speech
  2. How to identify “Reporting Verb” and “Reported Speech”
  3. How to identify “Sentence”
  4. Change words or phrases [Direct to Indirect]
  5. Change Tense [Direct to Indirect]
  6. Change Person/ Noun/ Pronoun

All the rules or points have been highlighted in the previous post. Click here………

 

Rules of Direct and Indirect Speech of Exclamatory Sentence

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

We change the “Reporting Verb” of direct speech into indirect speech according to the tense at the time of narration change. I have mentioned the reporting verb below.

 

Exclamatory Sentence

Direct Direct Indirect
say Hurrah Exclaim with joy
Alas Exclaim with sorrow/grief

Exclaim sorrowfully

Surprise Exclaim with surprise
Greetings Wish
Desire  Strongly wish/desire
Goodbye  Bid (Bade in past)

When we find greetings and goodbye in exclamatory sentences, we use “Wish/Bid”. After using those we do not use “That” but use an object.

direct and indirect speech of exclamatory sentences

Direct: She said to me, “Good morning.”

Indirect: She wished me good morning.

 

Direct: She said to me, “Goodbye.”

Indirect: He bade me goodbye.

 

 

If the reported speech starts with “How/ What” and we find an “Adjective/ Noun”, we use “Very / Completely” before the adjective and “Great” before the noun at the time of changing narration.

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

 

Direct: They said, “How happy we are here!”

Indirect: They exclaimed with joy that they were very happy there.

 

Direct: He said, “What a nice bird!”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that the bird was very nice.

 

Direct: Dipu said, “What a fool I am!”

Indirect: Dipu exclaimed with surprise that he was a great fool.

 

In case of happiness, gladness, sorrow, and surprise:

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences 

Narration

Direct: The boys said, “Hurray! We have won the match.”

Indirect: The boys exclaimed with joy that they had won the match.

 

Direct: She said, “Alas! I have lost my phone.”

Indirect: She exclaimed with sorrow that she had lost her phone.

 

Direct: My friend said, “Alas! My grandfather is no more.”

Indirect: My friend exclaimed with grief that his grandfather was no more. 

 

In case of desire:

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

Narration Change

Direct: The old man said, “Were I a king!”

Indirect: The old man strongly wished that he were a king.

 

Direct: Ramesh said, “Had I much money!”

Indirect: Ramen strongly wished that he had much money.

 

 

Example of Exclamatory Sentences Direct to Indirect Speech

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

 

Direct: She said to me, “Welcome!”

Indirect: She wished me welcome.

 

Direct: He said, “Thank you!”

Indirect: He wished thank you.

 

Direct: You said to me, “Nonsense!”

Indirect: You wished me nonsense.

 

Direct: The students said to the teacher, “Good night!”

Indirect: The students wished the teacher good night.

 

Direct: The boy said to me, “Good morning!”

Indirect: The boy wished me good morning.

 

Direct: I said to my brother, “Congratulations!”

Indirect: I wished my brother congratulations.

 

Direct: He said, “What a charming sight!”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that the sight was very charming.

 

Direct: Saurav said, “What a huge six!”

Indirect: Saurav exclaimed with surprise that six was very huge.

 

Direct: You said, “What a smart girl she is!”

Indirect: You exclaimed with surprise that she was a very smart girl.

 

Direct: He said, “What a fine day!”

Indirect: He exclaimed that day was very fine.

 

Direct: She said, “Hurrah! I have passed the exam.”

Indirect: She exclaimed with joy that she had passed the exam.

 

Direct: Simanta said, “Alas! I have lost the book.”

Indirect: Simanta exclaimed with sorrow that he had lost the book.

 

Direct: Amal said, “Alas! I have no money.”

Indirect: Amal exclaimed with sorrow that he had no money.

 

Direct: Bristi said, “Alas! The man has died.”

Indirect: Bristi exclaimed with sorrow that the man had died.

 

Direct: The man said, “Alas! My grandmother is no more.”

Indirect: The man exclaimed with sorrow that his grandmother was no more.

 

Direct: He said, “What a fool am I!”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that he was a great fool.

 

Direct: The teacher said to us, “Good morning!”

Indirect: The teacher wished us good morning.

 

Direct: She said to me, “What a silly boy you are!”

Indirect: She exclaimed with surprise me that I was very silly boy.

 

Direct: He said, “Alas! How helpless I am.”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that he was helpless.

 

Direct: She said to me, “Goodbye.”

Indirect: She bade me goodbye.

 

Direct: The captain said to the players, “Bravo! you have done well.”

Indirect: The captain exclaimed with joy the players that they had done well.

 

Direct: Bimal said, “What a good deed you have done!”

Indirect: Bimal explained with surprise that you had done a good deed.

 

Direct: She said, “Alas! I am undone.”

Indirect: She exclaimed with surprise that she was undone.

 

Direct: He said, “What a beautiful picture he has drawn!”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that he has drawn a beautiful picture.

 

Direct: He said, “Hurrah! My friend has won the prize.”

Indirect: He exclaimed with joy that his friend had won the prize.

 

Direct: They said, “Bravo! It is a capital hit.”

Indirect: They exclaimed with joy that it was a capital hit.

 

Direct: She said to me, “Fie! You are a liar.”

Indirect: She exclaimed with sorrow me that I was a liar.

 

Direct: The girl said, “What a fool I am!”

Indirect: The girl exclaimed with surprise that she was a fool.

 

Direct: He said, “Wonderful! He has won the prize.”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that he had won the prize.

 

Direct: He said, “What a beautiful sight I saw there!”

Indirect: He exclaimed with surprise that he had seen a beautiful sight there.

 

Direct: She said, “How sweetly she can sing!”

Indirect: She exclaimed with surprise that she could sing sweetly.

 

Direct: They said, “Bravo! You have saved our family.”

Indirect: They exclaimed with joy that you had saved their family.

 

Direct: He said, “Alas! My business has doomed.”

Indirect: He exclaimed with sorrow that his business had doomed.

 

Direct: She said, “Oh dear! I have lost my ticket.”

Indirect: She exclaimed with sorrow that she had lost her ticket.

 

Direct: The man said, “Alas! I have lost everything.”

Indirect: The man exclaimed with sorrow that he had lost everything.

 

Direct: Father said, “How happy I am today!”

Indirect: Father exclaimed with joy that he was happy that day.

 

Direct: He said, “What pleasant weather it is here!”

Indirect: He exclaimed with joy that it was pleasant weather there.

 

Direct: She said, “What a foul smell!”

Indirect: She exclaimed with surprise that smell was very foul.

 

Direct: The shopkeeper said, “How fine the cloth is!”

Indirect: The shopkeeper exclaimed with surprise that the cloth was very fine.

 

Exercise Direct to Indirect Speech Interrogative Sentence

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

  1. He said, “What a fool am I!”
  2. The teacher said to us, “Good morning!”
  3. She said to me, “What a silly boy you are!”
  4. He said, “Alas! How helpless I am.”
  5. She said, “Goodbye.”
  6. The captain said to the players, “Bravo! you have done well.”
  7. He said, “How charming the sight is!”
  8. Bimal said, “What a good deed you have done!”
  9. She said, “Alas! I am undone.”
  10. He said, “What a beautiful picture he has drawn!”
  11. He said, “Hurrah! My friend has won the prize.”
  12. They said, “Bravo! It is a capital hit.”
  13. She said to me, “Fie! You are a liar.”
  14. The girl said, “What a fool I am!”
  15. He said, “Wonderful! He has won the prize.”
  16. He said, “What a beautiful sight I saw there!”
  17. She said, “How sweetly she can sing!”
  18. He said, “Alas! My business has doomed.”
  19. She said, “Oh dear! I have lost my ticket.”
  20. The man said, “Alas! I have lost everything.”
  21. Father said, “How happy I am today!”
  22. He said, “What a pleasant weather it I here!”
  23. She said, “What a foul smell!”
  24. The shopkeeper said, “How fine the cloth is!”
  25. The students said, “Hurrah! Our school has won the match.”
  26. He said, “Alas! I am ruined.”
  27. My mother said, “How happy I am!”
  28. He said, “What a fool I am!”
  29. He said, “Alas! I am done for.”
  30. He said, “What a stupid fellow you are!”
  31. He said, “Goodbye my friends!”
  32. I said to him, “How happy you are!”
  33. She said, “What a pity you did not come!”
  34. I said, “Good night to you all!”
  35. The spectators shouted, “Bravo! nice kick.”
  36. You said, “How nice the lake is!”
  37. I said to him, “What a nice fellow your friend is!”
  38. She said to me, “Happy birthday!”
  39. The passerby said, “What a bad boy!”
  40. The teacher said, “How bad a boy!”
  41. The visitors said, “What a beautiful sight!”
  42. You said to me, “How beautiful a sight!”
  43. I said, “What a costly phone!”
  44. The boy said to me, “What a smart girl!”
  45. The audience said, “What a fine movie!”
  46. The man said, “What a cheap dress!”
  47. We said, “How happy the man is!”
  48. The teacher said, “How intelligent a boy!”
  49. She said to me, “Welcome!”
  50. He said, “Thank you!”
  51. You said to me, “Nonsense!”
  52. Simanta said, “Alas! I have lost the book.”
  53. Amal said, “Alas! I have no money.”
  54. Bristi said, “Alas! The man has died.”
  55. The man said, “Alas! My grandmother is no more.”
  56. The students said to the teacher, “Good night!”
  57. The boy said to me, “Good morning!”
  58. I said to my brother, “Congratulations!”
  59. He said, “What a charming sight!”
  60. Saurav said, “What a huge six!”
  61. You said, “What a smart girl she is!”
  62. He said, “What a fine day!”
  63. She said, “Hurrah! I have passed the exam.”

The answer of Direct and Indirect Speech Interrogative Sentences

Narration Change of Exclamatory Sentences

  1. He exclaimed with surprise that he was very fool.
  2. The teacher wished us good morning.
  3. She exclaimed with surprise that I was a silly boy.
  4. He exclaimed with sorrow that he was helpless.
  5. She bade goodbye.
  6. The captain exclaimed with joy the players that they had done well.
  7. He exclaimed with surprise that the sight was charming.
  8. Bimal exclaimed with joy that you had done a good deed.
  9. She exclaimed with sorrow that she was undone.
  10. He exclaimed with surprise that he had drawn a beautiful picture.
  11. He exclaimed with joy that his friend had won the prize.
  12. They exclaimed with joy that it was a capital hit.
  13. She exclaimed with sorrow that I was a liar.
  14. The girl exclaimed with surprise that she was a fool.
  15. He exclaimed with surprise that he had won the prize.
  16. He exclaimed with surprise that he had seen a beautiful sight there.
  17. She exclaimed with surprise that she could sing sweetly.
  18. He exclaimed with sorrow that his business had doomed.
  19. She exclaimed with sorrow that she had lost her ticket.
  20. The man exclaimed with sorrow that he had lost everything.
  21. Father exclaimed with joy that he was very happy that day.
  22. He exclaimed with joy that it was a pleasant weather there.
  23. She exclaimed with surprise that smell was very foul.
  24. The shopkeeper exclaimed with surprise that the cloth was very fine.
  25. The students exclaimed with joy that their school had won the match.
  26. He exclaimed with sorrow that he was ruined.
  27. My mother exclaimed with joy that she was very happy.
  28. He exclaimed with surprise that he was very fool.
  29. He exclaimed with sorrow that he was done for.
  30. He exclaimed with surprise that you were a stupid fellow.
  31. He bade his friends goodbye.
  32. I exclaimed with joy him that he was very happy.
  33. She exclaimed with sorrow that you had not gone.
  34. I wished good night to you all.
  35. The spectators exclaimed with joy that kick was nice.
  36. You exclaimed with surprise that the lake was very nice.
  37. I exclaimed him with surprise that his friend was a nice fellow.
  38. She wished me happy birthday.
  39. The passerby exclaimed with sorrow that boy was very bad.
  40. The teacher exclaimed with sorrow that boy was very bad.
  41. The visitors exclaimed with surprise that sight was very beautiful.
  42. You exclaimed with surprise that sight was very beautiful.
  43. I exclaimed with surprise that the phone was very costly.
  44. The boy exclaimed me with surprise that the girl was very smart.
  45. The audience exclaimed with surprise that the movie was very fine.
  46. The man exclaimed with surprise that the dress was very cheap.
  47. We exclaimed with surprise that the man was very happy.
  48. The teacher exclaimed with surprise that the boy was very intelligent.
  49. She wished me welcome.
  50. He wished thank you.
  51. You wished me nonsense.
  52. Simanta exclaimed with sorrow that he had lost the book.
  53. Amal exclaimed with sorrow the he had no money.
  54. Bristi exclaimed with sorrow that the man had died.
  55. The man exclaimed with sorrow that his grandmother was no more.
  56. The students wished the teacher good night.
  57. The boy wished good morning.
  58. I wished my brother congratulations.
  59. He exclaimed with surprise that the sight was charming.
  60. Saurave exclaimed with joy that the six was very huge.
  61. You exclaimed with surprise that she was a very smart girl.
  62. He exclaimed with surprise that the day was very fine.
  63. She exclaimed with joy that she had passed the exam.

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