481 – Using IF In Indirect Speech and Indirect Questions

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Prepositions. I think everybody who studies English has a love-hate relationship with them. They even drive me crazy as a teacher, and I’m a native English speaker. So I can imagine how you guys must feel trying to deal with these bad boys. For today’s English lesson, let’s talk about how we use if in indirect speech and questions. I hope that will clear up some of the fog for you. Are you ready? Let’s check them out.

Here are the example sentences. To get the details of this English lesson, you need to listen to the podcast or check the transcript for the details:

  • He asked me if I knew the time.
  • She asked me if I had the newspaper.
  • The boss wanted to know if I finished the report.
  • I asked Bob if the meeting was canceled.
  • I wonder if it will rain tomorrow.
  • I wonder if it will be a nice day tomorrow.
  • I wonder if Jack is coming to the party.
  • My boss is moody. I wonder if he’ll be in a good mood today.
  • She is being really nice to me these days. I wonder if she likes me.
  • Let me know if you need help.
  • Let me know if I can help you.
  • Have a great time at the baseball game tonight. Let me know if they win.
  • I just made some chili sauce. Can you try it? Let me know if it’s too spicy.

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