Grammar Patterns

V on n; V that; V with quote

V on n; V that; V with quote

In connection with this discussion, I feel I must comment on the statement made by the President.
One official commented that Hurricane Andrew damaged every building in the town in some way.
'There are some aspects that worry me,' he commented.
Simply insist on your point of view in a gentle but resolute manner.
He insisted he was feeling fine and asked everyone to go on drinking and talking as before.
'I hope our fears are ill-founded but we have to err on the side of caution,' he insisted.
Jules only said, 'Um!' for he was musing on the conversation he had just had with Mrs. Collinwood.
He bowed, turned abruptly, and left Daniel musing that he had finally accomplished his dream of becoming a pilot.
'Yes, they are definitely trying to recruit me,' Cross mused.
  • agree
  • comment
  • insist
  • muse
  • pronounce
  • remark
  • speculate
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