Reported Verbs in English

English Reported Verbs list;

Reported Verbs in English


Said (Say)

Meaning: tell, speak, assert

Example Sentence:

  • She said her mother had already eaten.
  • “I’m very hungy.” said Mary.

Told (Tell)

Meaning: say, assert, explain

Example Sentence:

  • “I raised your salary.” my boss told me.
  • My father told me that he was going to Spain.

Asked

Meaning: inquire, pose, demand, query

Example Sentence:

  • “Can you help me?” he asked me.

Requested

Meaning: demand, requisition

Example Sentence:

  • My family requested her to do the job.

Advised

Meaning: report, notice, notify, inform

Example Sentence:

  • The doctor advised me not to smoke.




Exclaimed

Meaning: scream, cry, shout, yell

Example Sentence:

  • He screamed I don’t love you anymore.

Proposed

Meaning: suggest, recommend, commit

Example Sentence:

  • He proposed that if you wanted, we could go fishing.

Suggested

Meaning: propose, recommend, commit

Example Sentence:

  • I suggested my best friend to look for a new job.

Replied

Meaning: answer, response, replication

Example Sentence:

  • “Is it a glass?” replied Mark.

Added

Meaning: suffix, join, attach, adjoin, join together

Example Sentence:

  • “We will reply you shortly.”, he added.

 

  • Wished
  • Greeted
  • Prayed
  • Blessed
  • Thanked
  • Apologized
  • Regretted
  • Informed
  • Commented
  • Congratulated
  • Denied
  • Agreed
  • Disagreed
  • Opposed
  • Explained
  • Praised
  • Persuaded
  • Admired
  • Refused
  • Offered
  • Allowed
  • Invited
  • Inquired
  • Instructed
  • Ordered
  • Warned
  • Admitted
  • Urged
  • Answered
  • Complained
  • Promised
  • Begged
  • Threatened
  • Reported
  • Insisted
  • Announced
  • Wondered
  • Commanded
  • Remindeed
  • Argued
  • Pleaded
  • Repeated

 

Reporting verbs followed by THAT

add
admit
agree
announce
answer
argue
boast
claim
comment
complain
confirm
consider
deny doubt
estimate
explain
fear
feel
insist
mention
observe
persuade
propose
remark
remember
repeat reply
report
reveal
say
state
suggest
suppose
tell
think
understand
warn

 

Reporting verbs followed by TO

ask
advise
allow
beg
command
encourage
forbid
instruct
invite
order
permit
persuade
prefer
recommend
remind
request
tell
urge
warn
want


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