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Direct to indirect speech.

Jaya R.B1Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

Direct to indirect speech.

I have a doubt if the following direct to indirect speech.  Which one of a & b is right? Thanks in advance.  Une mère demande a son fils

Asked 1 year ago
Evan B.B2Kwiziq Q&A regular contributor

I'm not sure that I'm seeing your whole post. It seems to end at "Une mère demande à son fils". 

That is correct, btw. 

Une mère demande À son fils DE faire qqc. 

I think the confusion comes when in certain instances you don't add either preposition after the noun.  

eg) I would like to order a coffee.  Je voudrais demander un café. 

You wouldn't say Je voudrais demander au café... that's saying that you're asking the coffee to do something.  

Hope this clears it up! 

Direct to indirect speech.

I have a doubt if the following direct to indirect speech.  Which one of a & b is right? Thanks in advance.  Une mère demande a son fils

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