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reported speech
American English: /rəˌpɔrdəd ˈspitʃ/
British English: /rɪˌpɔːtɪd ˈspiːtʃ/

Translation of reported speech in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • Example sentences
    • Janie's courtroom testimony is also, however, a case of reported speech nested within reported speech.
    • The use of says with a first-person singular pronoun is common in representations of reported speech in numerous American dialects.
    • ‘And he turns round and says’: A baffling prefix to reported speech, common in working-class southern England since the 1960s.
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