The receptionist asked the man respectfully if he could he help him (M). The man replied that it was sure and added that he (M) wanted to meet the Managing Director of the company. The receptionist again asked him if he (M) had an appointment. He replied in the affirmative and said that he (M) had an appointment.
Answer: “Could I help you, Sir?” said the receptionist. The man replied, “Sure, I want to meet the Managing Director of the company.” The receptionist said, “Do you have an appointment?” “Yes, I have,” he said.
Returning home, my mother told me that my progress in studies was very slow. She added that I always moved about with a group of my friends. She asked me if I was idling away my time with them. She again asked me if I could not be more serious. I replied that was sorry and I would amend myself.
Answer: Returning home, my mother said to me. "Your progress in studies is very slow. You always move about with a group of your friends. Aren't you idling away your time with them? Can't you be more serious? " "I am sorry and I will amend myself," I replied.
The stranger asked the boy if he would tell him the way to the nearest hotel. The boy replied in the affirmative that he would. He again asked if he wanted a residential one in which he could spend the night. The stranger replied that he did not want to stay there, but he wanted a meal. The boy requested him to follow him.
Answer: The stranger said to the boy, “Will you tell me the way to the nearest hotel?” “Yes, I will, Do you want a residential one in which you can spend the night?” the boy said. “I do not want to stay here, but I want a meal” the stranger replied. The boy said,” Follow me.”