Grammar Patterns

V n with quote; V with quote

V n with quote; V with quote

'What did you do at school today?' a mother asked her 12-year-old daughter.
'Who are you?' I asked.
An urgent voice from the gloom commanded me: 'Stop! Don't move.'
'Tell me everything,' Carmen commanded when she and Dai were seated in the restaurant.
'You're wrong. I'm seventeen,' she corrected him.
On the morning I checked out of the hotel, the doorman assumed I wanted a taxi to the airport. 'Railway station,' I corrected.
'I'm leaving right now,' I promised him.
'I sincerely hope I will not let you down,' he promised.
'You're making a big mistake,' he warned me.
'I'd like to get closer if I could,' he said. 'Forget it!'warned Pete. 'Those beasts are dangerous.'
  • advise
  • ask
  • beg
  • cable
  • command
  • correct
  • email
  • entreat
  • exhort
  • implore
  • instruct
  • interrupt
  • order
  • promise
  • text
  • urge
  • warn
  • For other combinations with the pattern V n with quote, see V n that, V n to-inf, and V n wh above.

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