Reporting Verbs

Deny and Admit To deny means to say that something is not true. "I did not leak information to our competitors". He denied that he had leaked information to their competitors. To admit means to say that something is true. "I leaked information to our competitors". He admitted that he had leaked information to their … Leggi tutto Reporting Verbs

Reported Speech

Reported speech is used to talk about what someone said in the past. The tense of the verb in the direct quote often changes in reported speech. Simple present to simple past "You are late", the bos told him. The boss told him he was late. Simple past to past perfect "The shipment arrived at … Leggi tutto Reported Speech

Dominique Lapierre – Mille soli – L’appuntamento del vecchio profeta con i proiettili di un fanatico

L'enorme caravanserraglio della stazione di Howrah, dove il Mahatma era sbarcato venticinque anni prima, era rimasto un accampamento di profughi che requisivano le banchine, gli atri, le sale d'aspetto, i marciapiedi. Come la spartizione del 1947, la guerra del 1971 fra India e Pakistan aveva catapultato verso Calcutta milioni di persone che fuggivano il terrore … Leggi tutto Dominique Lapierre – Mille soli – L’appuntamento del vecchio profeta con i proiettili di un fanatico