DIRECT SPEECH (initial or end position)

DIRECT SPEECH (initial or end position)

The following two B1 points are only different in the order.

Point 4 in REPORTED SPEECH is defined as:

DIRECT SPEECH, REPORTING CLAUSE, INITIAL POSITION: report speech and thought directly, using the reporting verb before the reporting clause

Point 9 is

END POSITION:

report speech and thought directly using the reporting verb after the reporting clause

*B2 can do it in the middle position and also with inversion.


FOR EXAMPLE:

When I asked a woman about medical attention, she laughed, and she said, “Oh, no, no. The only attention you get from the guards in there is sexual.”

 


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1 ” HE SAID . 711496
2 ” SHE SAID . 324761
3 ” HE ADDED . 51387
4 ” SHE ADDED . 18344
5 ” HE WROTE . 14612
6 ” HE EXPLAINED . 14218
7 ” I SAID . 13027
8 ” HE CONTINUED . 9553
9 ” HE ASKED . 8968
10 ” SHE WROTE . 8077
11 ” SHE EXPLAINED . 7568
12 ” IT SAID . 6773
13 ” I ASKED . 6402
14 ” SHE ASKED . 5365
15 ” THEY SAID . 4442
16 ” SHE CONTINUED . 4163
17 ” HE REPLIED . 3427
18 ” HE RECALLED . 3070
19 ” HE NOTED . 2990
20 ” THEY WROTE . 2310
21 ” HE STATED . 2279
22 ” HE CONCLUDED . 2277
23 ” SHE RECALLED . 2260
24 ” SHE REPLIED . 2159
25 ” HE LAUGHED . 1893
26 ” I REPLIED . 1779
27 ” HE JOKED . 1626
28 ” HE ADMITTED . 1552
29 ” SHE LAUGHED . 1458
30 ” IT ADDED . 1336
31 ” I THOUGHT . 1290
32 ” SHE SMILED . 1191
33 ” SHE NOTED . 1121
34 ” HE ANSWERED . 1097
35 ” HE SMILED . 1093
36 ” HE DECLARED . 1041
37 ” HE WARNED . 930
38 ” HE COMMENTED . 929
39 ” HE TWEETED . 893
40 ” HE INSISTED . 879
41 ” SHE STATED . 866
42 ” SHE WHISPERED . 866
43 ” IT READ . 845
44 ” SHE CONCLUDED . 835
45 ” HE CRIED . 831
46 ” THEY ADDED . 818
47 ” SHE ADMITTED . 804
48 ” I ANSWERED . 725
49 ” HE EXCLAIMED . 688
50 ” SHE SIGHED . 669
51 ” HE THOUGHT . 645
52 ” HE REVEALED . 638
53 ” HE SHOUTED . 637
54 ” HE WHISPERED . 628
55 ” SHE CRIED . 625
56 ” SHE JOKED . 624
57 ” HE CLAIMED . 610
58 ” HE ARGUED . 596
59 ” SHE SHARED . 590
60 ” SHE ANSWERED . 583
61 ” HE BEGAN . 577
62 ” HE STRESSED . 574
63 ” HE RESPONDED . 557
64 ” SHE EXCLAIMED . 557
65 ” HE REMARKED . 543
66 ” HE QUIPPED . 526
67 ” HE SIGHED . 517
68 ” HE SUGGESTED . 490
69 ” HE SHARED . 490
70 ” HE OBSERVED . 459
71 ” SHE TWEETED . 442
72 ” ONE SAID . 441
73 ” THEY ASKED . 431
74 ” SHE REVEALED . 429
75 ” HE GRINNED . 411
76 ” I CRIED . 401
77 ” HE YELLED . 394
78 ” HE DEMANDED . 371
79 ” SHE INSISTED . 371
80 ” SHE MOANED . 364
81 ” SHE COMMENTED . 362
82 ” SHE THOUGHT . 352
83 ” SHE BEGAN . 351
84 ” HE ADVISED . 349
85 ” SHE RESPONDED . 348
86 ” I WHISPERED . 341
87 ” HE MUTTERED . 334
88 ” I RESPONDED . 331
89 ” HE SHRUGGED . 330
90 ” HE TESTIFIED . 328
91 ” SHE DECLARED . 325
92 ” HE CHUCKLED . 323
93 ” HE REPEATED . 304
94 ” IT STATED . 303
95 ” SHE TESTIFIED . 302
96 ” I EXCLAIMED . 289
97 ” SHE GRINNED . 265
98 ” HE CONFESSED . 264
99 ” SHE SHOUTED . 262
100 ” HE AGREED . 261
101 ” HE MURMURED . 261
102 ” HE MUSED . 260
103 ” HE REMEMBERED . 260
104 ” SHE SUGGESTED . 253
105 ” SHE WARNED . 252
106 ” I EXPLAINED . 250
107 ” SHE DEMANDED . 246
108 ” HE ANNOUNCED . 245
109 ” HE ASSERTED . 239
110 ” SHE GASPED . 238
111 ” SHE GIGGLED . 237
112 ” HE PREDICTED . 236
113 ” HE COMPLAINED . 233
114 ” HE OFFERED . 228
115 ” HE REPORTED . 227
116 ” I SUGGESTED . 227
117 ” SHE CONFESSED . 225
118 ” SHE MURMURED . 224
119 ” HE ACKNOWLEDGED . 224
120 ” I SHOUTED . 223
121 ” I LAUGHED . 217
122 ” SHE CLAIMED . 217
123 ” HE REFLECTED . 217
124 ” HE PAUSED . 216
125 ” SHE GUSHED . 216
126 ” SHE REMEMBERED . 216
127 ” SHE YELLED . 214
128 ” THEY CONCLUDED . 214
129 ” HE PROMISED . 214
130 ” HE EMPHASIZED . 214
131 ” IT CONTINUED . 213
132 ” SHE SCREAMED . 213
133 ” HE ORDERED . 210
134 ” HE LAMENTED . 205
135 ” I YELLED . 205
136 ” SHE REMARKED . 205
137 ” SHE MUSED . 203
138 ” THEY EXPLAINED . 202
139 ” HE GROWLED . 199
140 ” SHE AGREED . 192
141 ” HE CALLED . 189
142 ” THEY REPLIED . 188
143 ” I AGREED . 186
144 ” SHE ADVISED . 185
145 ” HE SNAPPED . 178
146 ” SHE ARGUED . 174
147 ” I ADDED . 173
148 ” HE ENTHUSED . 173
149 ” SHE QUIPPED . 173
150 ” YOU SAID . 171
151 ” SHE MUTTERED . 171
152 ” I WONDERED . 171
153 ” HE SCREAMED . 170
154 ” HE CONFIRMED . 169
155 ” SHE STRESSED . 169
156 ” SHE SHRUGGED . 166
157 ” HE CONCEDED . 166
158 ” HE CAUTIONED . 166
159 ” HE GASPED . 165
160 ” THEY CONTINUED . 165
161 ” SHE TEASED . 164
162 ” HE MOANED . 162
163 ” SHE NODDED . 160
164 ” SHE SNAPPED . 160
165 ” SHE REPEATED . 159
166 ” HE WONDERED . 158
167 ” HE TEASED . 158
168 ” HE NODDED . 157
169 ” HE GROANED . 157
170 ” SHE OBSERVED . 157
171 ” I ADMITTED . 156
172 ” SHE COMPLAINED . 154
173 ” WE ASKED . 152
174 ” SHE PAUSED . 149
175 ” HE PLEADED . 148
176 ” HE MAINTAINED . 147
177 ” SHE HISSED . 147
178 ” I LIED . 147
179 ” I NODDED . 147
180 ” I MUTTERED . 145
181 ” I PROTESTED . 144
182 ” SHE PANTED . 144
183 ” HE INQUIRED . 143
184 ” ONE WROTE . 141
185 ” HE POSTED . 138
186 ” HE URGED . 138
187 ” THEY CRIED . 138
188 ” I GASPED . 137
189 ” I SIGHED . 136
190 ” HE MUMBLED . 136
191 ” SHE PLEADED . 136
192 ” I SMILED . 135
193 ” IT WORKED . 135
194 ” SHE CALLED . 134
195 ” HE PROCLAIMED . 133
196 ” I DEMANDED . 132
197 ” WE SAID . 132
198 ” HE REASONED . 131
199 ” SHE WHINED . 130
200 ” SHE WONDERED . 130
201 ” IT WROTE . 129
202 ” HE RECOUNTED . 127
203 ” I INQUIRED . 126
204 ” SHE POSTED . 124
205 ” THEY NOTED . 121
206 ” THEY SHOUTED . 121
207 ” I WROTE . 121
208 ” I REMARKED . 120
209 ” I BEGAN . 120
210 ” HE GUSHED . 118
211 ” SHE RECOUNTED . 118
212 ” I REPEATED . 111
213 ” SHE ORDERED . 110
214 ” SHE OFFERED . 109
215 ” IT CONCLUDED . 107
216 ” I CONTINUED . 107
217 ” SOMEONE SAID . 107
218 ” THEY STATED . 107
219 ” SHE SOBBED . 106
220 ” I SCREAMED . 106
221 ” I INSISTED . 105
222 ” HE ROARED . 105
223 ” HE QUESTIONED . 105
224 ” SHE ANNOUNCED . 103
225 ” SHE WAILED . 103
226 ” HE HISSED . 102
227 ” HE STARTED . 101
228 ” I OFFERED . 101
229 ” I MOANED . 100
230 ” IT NOTED . 100
231 ” SHE INQUIRED . 100
232 ” HE BARKED . 100
233 ” SHE REPORTED . 100
234 ” SHE CHUCKLED . 99
235 ” SHE PROTESTED . 98
236 ” THEY ANSWERED . 98
237 ” HE PROTESTED . 97
238 ” HE FUMED . 95
239 ” HE FINISHED . 94
240 ” HE BEAMED . 93
241 ” SHE DESCRIBED . 93
242 ” HE BOASTED . 92
243 ” HE COMMANDED . 92
244 ” HE GRUMBLED . 91
245 ” SOMEONE ASKED . 91
246 ” HE PANTED . 90
247 ” I PLEADED . 90
248 ” HE SNARLED . 88
249 ” I SNAPPED . 86
250 ” SHE URGED . 86
251 ” I STAMMERED . 85
252 ” SHE FROWNED . 84
253 ” HE CLARIFIED . 84
254 ” SHE BREATHED . 83
255 ” SHE ACKNOWLEDGED . 83
256 ” I MURMURED . 83
257 ” SHE BEGGED . 82
258 ” SHE LAMENTED . 82
259 ” HE ELABORATED . 82
260 ” SHE MUMBLED . 80
261 ” SHE GROANED . 80
262 ” HE STAMMERED . 79
263 ” HE FROWNED . 78
264 ” HE BELLOWED . 78
265 ” SHE EMPHASIZED . 78
266 ” THEY CHANTED . 78
267 ” SHE PURRED . 78
268 ” HE VOWED . 77
269 ” HE DESCRIBED . 76
270 ” SHE COOED . 76
271 ” I GRINNED . 76
272 ” I GROANED . 75
273 ” HE SNORTED . 75
274 ” HE OUTLINED . 75
275 ” YOU ASKED . 75
276 ” HE THUNDERED . 74
277 ” HE DEADPANNED . 74
278 ” HE ASSURED . 74
279 ” HE READ . 73
280 ” SHE BEAMED . 73
281 ” NOTHING HAPPENED . 73
282 ” IT HAPPENED . 73
283 ” SHE ENTHUSED . 72
284 ” I MUMBLED . 72
285 ” I BEGGED . 72
286 ” I CALLED . 72
287 ” HE BEGGED . 72
288 ” SHE PROMISED . 72
289 ” SHE REFLECTED . 71
290 ” HE RETORTED . 70
291 ” SHE ASSERTED . 70
292 ” HE REITERATED . 69
293 ” SHE SQUEALED . 69
294 ” SHE QUESTIONED . 67
295 ” HE SMIRKED . 67
296 ” HE CHARGED . 66
297 ” HE SNEERED . 65
298 ” HE WHINED . 65
299 ” SHE GROWLED . 65
300 ” IT BEGAN . 63
301 ” HE SANG . 63
302 ” HE ALLEGED . 63
303 ” HE COUNTERED . 62
304 ” HE OPINED . 62
305 ” I JOKED . 62
306 ” I QUIT . 62
307 ” I SHRUGGED . 62
308 ” I TRIED . 61
309 ” HE MENTIONED . 61
310 ” SHE COMMANDED . 60
311 ” SHE STARTED . 58
312 ” THEY REPORTED . 57
313 ” HE CONTENDED . 57
314 ” HE CROAKED . 56
315 ” SHE CLARIFIED . 56
316 ” I COUNTERED . 56
317 ” SHE READ . 56
318 ” SHE SNORTED . 55
319 ” SHE WHIMPERED . 55
320 ” I GROWLED . 55
321 ” SHE FINISHED . 55
322 ” HE AFFIRMED . 55
323 ” I COMMENTED . 54
324 ” SHE COUNTERED . 52
325 ” HE DECIDED . 52
326 ” SHE RETORTED . 52
327 ” HE BREATHED . 51
328 ” SHE CONCEDED . 51
329 ” SHE FUMED . 51
330 ” SHE CAUTIONED . 51
331 ” I QUESTIONED . 51
332 ” I ANNOUNCED . 50
333 ” WE WON . 50
334 ” SHE SMIRKED . 49
335 ” SHE STAMMERED . 48
336 ” THEY EXCLAIMED . 48
337 ” I ARGUED . 48
338 ” HE SOBBED . 48
339 ” HE MARVELED . 48
340 ” I OBSERVED . 48
341 ” I FORGOT . 48
342 ” SHE CONFIDED . 48
343 ” IT ASKED . 46
344 ” IT EXPLAINED . 46
345 ” HE GIGGLED . 46
346 ” HE RELATED . 45
347 ” SHE LIED . 45
348 ” I INTERRUPTED . 45
349 ” I PROMISED . 45
350 ” I RETORTED . 45
351 ” I TEASED . 45
352 ” I PANTED . 44
353 ” I HISSED . 44
354 ” I COMPLAINED . 44
355 ” HE INTERRUPTED . 44
356 ” HE GRUNTED . 43
357 ” HE CRACKED . 43
358 ” HE CONFIDED . 43
359 ” HE SCOFFED . 43
360 ” I ORDERED . 43
361 ” IT WARNED . 43
362 ” SHE BARKED . 43
363 ” YOU MENTIONED . 43
364 ” SHE POUTED . 42
365 ” ONE ASKED . 42
366 ” I CHUCKLED . 42
367 ” I BREATHED . 42
368 ” I HEARD . 41
369 ” IT FOUND . 41
370 ” HE STOPPED . 41
371 ” SOMEONE SHOUTED . 41
372 ” HE PONDERED . 40
373 ” HE DIED . 40
374 ” IT HURT . 40
375 ” SHE ALLEGED . 40
376 ” SHE ELABORATED . 40
377 ” I WON . 40
378 ” SHE INTERRUPTED . 39
379 ” SHE CONFIRMED . 39
380 ” HE HESITATED . 39
381 ” HE INSTRUCTED . 39
382 ” HE RASPED . 39
383 ” HE SPECULATED . 39
384 ” HE WINKED . 39
385 ” SHE SANG . 39
386 ” SHE SHRIEKED . 38
387 ” SHE PROCLAIMED . 38
388 ” THEY ARGUED . 38
389 ” I BLURTED . 38
390 ” SHE BLURTED . 38
391 ” IT REPORTED . 38
392 ” I WHINED . 37
393 ” I VENTURED . 37
394 ” I CROAKED . 37
395 ” HE REMINISCED . 37
396 ” SHE REASONED . 36
397 ” SHE SNARLED . 36
398 ” SHE YIPPED . 35
399 ” I GUESSED . 35
400 ” SHE HESITATED . 35
401 ” SHE INSTRUCTED . 34
402 ” SHE MENTIONED . 34
403 ” I PAUSED . 34
404 ” I QUERIED . 34
405 ” HE WAILED . 34
406 ” HE SPAT . 33
407 ” HE QUERIED . 33
408 ” HE INTONED . 33
409 ” HE LIED . 33
410 ” I CONFESSED . 33
411 ” SHE PREDICTED . 33
412 ” SHE SPAT . 32
413 ” SOMEONE YELLED . 32
414 ” THEY COMMENTED . 32
415 ” THEY LAUGHED . 32
416 ” THEY FOUND . 32
417 ” WE THOUGHT . 32
418 ” THEY WARNED . 32
419 ” I QUIPPED . 32
420 ” I STARTED . 31
421 ” I DECLARED . 31
422 ” ONE READ . 31
423 ” SHE AFFIRMED . 31
424 ” HE PLEDGED . 31
425 ” HE PRAYED . 30
426 ” HE WHIMPERED . 30
427 ” SHE MAINTAINED . 30
428 ” SHE GRUMBLED . 30
429 ” SHE EXPRESSED . 30
430 ” I ENQUIRED . 30
431 ” I KNEW . 30
432 ” I FINISHED . 30
433 ” I MUSED . 30
434 ” I STATED . 30
435 ” I REASONED . 29
436 ” I NOTED . 29
437 ” HE BOOMED . 29
438 ” SHE RETURNED . 29
439 ” SHE SCOLDED . 28
440 ” SHE SQUEAKED . 28
441 ” THEY INSISTED . 28
442 ” THEY READ . 28
443 ” SHE WINKED . 28
444 ” HE ENDED . 28
445 ” HE RETURNED . 28
446 ” I RETURNED . 28
447 ” I PANICKED . 28
448 ” I WARNED . 28
449 ” SHE HUFFED . 28
450 ” SHE OUTLINED . 27
451 ” SHE BLUSHED . 27
452 ” SHE CHARGED . 27
453 ” I FROWNED . 27
454 ” HE DRAWLED . 27
455 ” THEY RESPONDED . 27
456 ” SOMETHING HAPPENED . 26
457 ” SHE STOPPED . 26
458 ” THEY WONDERED . 26
459 ” THEY SUGGESTED . 26
460 ” HE EMPHASISED . 26
461 ” HE INDICATED . 26
462 ” HE RAGED . 26
463 ” I URGED . 26
464 ” I SOBBED . 26
465 ” SHE CHIRPED . 26
466 ” SHE IMPLORED . 26
467 ” SHE MANAGED . 25
468 ” I SAW . 25
469 ” I GRUMBLED . 25
470 ” HE BRAGGED . 25
471 ” HE BLURTED . 25
472 ” EVERYONE LAUGHED . 25
473 ” EVERYTHING CHANGED . 25
474 ” HE ALLOWED . 25
475 ” THEY CLAIMED . 25
476 ” THEY DECLARED . 24
477 ” THEY DEMANDED . 24
478 ” SHE SCOFFED . 24
479 ” THEY YELLED . 24
480 ” WE LOST . 24
481 ” WE REPLIED . 24
482 ” HE HUFFED . 24
483 ” HE EXPRESSED . 24
484 ” HE UNDERLINED . 24
485 ” HE SPOKE . 24
486 ” I READ . 24
487 ” SHE DECIDED . 24
488 ” SHE CORRECTED . 24
489 ” IT DECLARED . 24
490 ” IT CLAIMED . 23
491 ” SHE ASSURED . 23
492 ” I SCOFFED . 23
493 ” I COMMANDED . 23
494 ” HE SNIFFED . 23
495 ” HE VENTURED . 23
496 ” HE SHRIEKED . 23
497 ” HE RECOMMENDED . 23
498 ” HE IMPLORED . 23
499 ” HE INFORMED . 23
500 ” HE MANAGED . 23
501 ” WE WROTE . 23
502 ” THEY AGREED . 23
503 ” THEY SANG . 22
504 ” SHE SNEERED . 22
505 ” SHE PERSISTED . 22
506 ” SHE RELATED . 22
507 ” WE CAME . 22
508 ” WE LAUGHED . 22
509 ” HE CROWED . 22
510 ” HE POSITED . 22
511 ” I BARKED . 22
512 ” I CONFIRMED . 22
513 ” I OBJECTED . 22
514 ” I HESITATED . 22
515 ” I STOPPED . 22
516 ” I CONCLUDED . 21
517 ” I FROZE . 21
518 ” SHE CHIDED . 21
519 ” HE REJOINED . 21
520 ” SHE QUERIED . 21
521 ” SHE SWALLOWED . 21
522 ” SHE WEPT . 20
523 ” SHE SNIFFED . 20
524 ” THEY THOUGHT . 20
525 ” HE LEFT . 20
526 ” HE CORRECTED . 20
527 ” SHE ACCUSED . 20
528 ” SHE CROAKED . 20
529 ” SHE DEADPANNED . 20
530 ” I CORRECTED . 20
531 ” I INSTRUCTED . 20
532 ” I SNORTED . 20
533 ” I WAILED . 20
534 ” I SMIRKED . 19
535 ” I STUTTERED . 19
536 ” I PRESSED . 19
537 ” I NOTICED . 19
538 ” HE CHALLENGED . 19
539 ” HE BLINKED . 19
540 ” HE INTERJECTED . 19
541 ” HE HOLLERED . 19
542 ” HE GROUSED . 19
543 ” HE FELT . 19
544 ” HE REMINDED . 19
545 ” HE TOLD . 19
546 ” HE TAUNTED . 19
547 ” WE REPORTED . 19
548 ” WHO SAID . 19
549 ” SHE SNICKERED . 19
550 ” SHE PRAYED . 19
551 ” SHE REITERATED . 19
552 ” SOMEBODY SAID . 19
553 ” THEY SCREAMED . 18
554 ” SHE STUTTERED . 18
555 ” YE SAID . 18
556 ” HE THREATENED . 18
557 ” HE SURMISED . 18
558 ” HE RAVED . 18
559 ” HE PERSISTED . 18
560 ” HE HOWLED . 18
561 ” I MENTIONED . 18
562 ” I FIGURED . 18
563 ” I PERSISTED . 18
564 ” I PRAYED . 18
565 ” SHE EMPHASISED . 18
566 ” SHE BLINKED . 18
567 ” SHE ENCOURAGED . 17
568 ” I SHRIEKED . 17
569 ” I SNICKERED . 17
570 ” I YELPED . 17
571 ” I FAILED . 17
572 ” I DIED . 17
573 ” I ECHOED . 17
574 ” I LOST . 17
575 ” I INTERJECTED . 17
576 ” I GIGGLED . 17
577 ” HE INCLUDED . 17
578 ” HE FOUND . 17
579 ” HE ECHOED . 17
580 ” HE PREACHED . 17
581 ” HE RANTED . 17
582 ” HE RULED . 17
583 ” HE SCOLDED . 17
584 ” HE SWALLOWED . 17
585 ” HE STUTTERED . 17
586 ” I CAME . 17
587 ” WE TRIED . 17
588 ” THEY TWEETED . 17
589 ” SHE SNIFFLED . 17
590 ” SHE REMINISCED . 17
591 ” THEY ANNOUNCED . 17
592 ” THEY COMPLAINED . 17
593 ” SHE TEXTED . 17
594 ” SHE SPILLED . 16
595 ” SHE SHUDDERED . 16
596 ” HE UNDERSCORED . 16
597 ” HE SWORE . 16
598 ” HE RUMBLED . 16
599 ” HE RAILED . 16
600 ” HE QUOTED . 16
601 ” HE POINTED . 16
602 ” HE DISHED . 16
603 ” HE CHORTLED . 16
604 ” HE DETAILED . 16
605 ” I GRUNTED . 16
606 ” I CONCEDED . 16
607 ” SHE GRUNTED . 16
608 ” SHE OPINED . 16
609 ” SHE CHALLENGED . 16
610 ” SHE CAPTIONED . 16
611 ” NOBODY KNEW . 16
612 ” IT SUCKED . 16
613 ” IT TWEETED . 16
614 ” IT RULED . 16
615 ” SHE CONTENDED . 15
616 ” I EJACULATED . 15
617 ” I LOOKED . 15
618 ” HE CROONED . 15
619 ” HE APOLOGIZED . 15
620 ” HE ENQUIRED . 15
621 ” HE DISCLOSED . 15
622 ” HE POSED . 15
623 ” HE RAPPED . 15
624 ” HE SUMMARIZED . 15
625 ” HE VOLUNTEERED . 15
626 ” I CHALLENGED . 15
627 ” SHE RASPED . 15
628 ” SHE REALIZED . 15
629 ” SHE VOWED . 15
630 ” SOMEONE SUGGESTED . 15
631 ” SHE YELPED . 15
632 ” THEY OBSERVED . 15
633 ” THEY PLEADED . 14
634 ” THEY BEGGED . 14
635 ” SOMEONE WROTE . 14
636 ” SHE RECOMMENDED . 14
637 ” THEY STRESSED . 14
638 ” WE WONDERED . 14
639 ” HE TYPED . 14
640 ” HE SPLUTTERED . 14
641 ” HE PROPOSED . 14
642 ” HE PRESSED . 14
643 ” HE ENCOURAGED . 14
644 ” HE EXHORTED . 14
645 ” HE GRIMACED . 14
646 ” HE MARVELLED . 14
647 ” HE MOCKED . 14
648 ” HE COOED . 14
649 ” I LEFT . 14
650 ” I MADE . 14
651 ” I MANAGED . 14
652 ” I HUFFED . 14
653 ” I DECIDED . 14
654 ” I WHIMPERED . 14
655 ” I TYPED . 14
656 ” I PROMPTED . 14
657 ” SHE BOASTED . 14
658 ” IT ARGUED . 14
659 ” ONE COMMENTED . 14
660 ” ONE SHOUTED . 14
661 ” ONE TWEETED . 14
662 ” SHE HOLLERED . 14
663 ” SHE DETAILED . 14
664 ” SHE CROONED . 13
665 ” SHE INCLUDED . 13
666 ” IT ADVISED . 13
667 ” I ROARED . 13
668 ” I WAITED . 13
669 ” I FOUND . 13
670 ” I GULPED . 13
671 ” I HOLLERED . 13
672 ” HE CHIDED . 13
673 ” HE CREATED . 13
674 ” HE BLOGGED . 13
675 ” HE LISTED . 13
676 ” HE GRIPED . 13
677 ” HE HINTED . 13
678 ” HE PURRED . 13
679 ” HE SPUTTERED . 13
680 ” HE SQUEAKED . 13
681 ” HE SUBMITTED . 13
682 ” HE TRIED . 13
683 ” HE TEXTED . 13
684 ” HE YELPED . 13
685 ” SHE PROMPTED . 13
686 ” THEY ADVISED . 13
687 ” SHE TAUNTED . 13
688 ” SHE THREATENED . 13
689 ” THEY KNEW . 13
690 ” THEY RECEIVED . 12
691 ” SHE VENTED . 12
692 ” SHE RAGED . 12
693 ” SHE SLURRED . 12
694 ” YOU REPLIED . 12
695 ” I BELLOWED . 12
696 ” I APOLOGIZED . 12
697 ” I ADVISED . 12
698 ” HE OPENED . 12
699 ” HE FALTERED . 12
700 ” HE OBJECTED . 12
701 ” HE CAUSED . 12
702 ” HE ACCUSED . 12
703 ” EVERYONE SAID . 12
704 ” HE COUNSELED . 12
705 ” HE DIRECTED . 12
706 ” I ENCOURAGED . 12
707 ” I COOED . 12
708 ” I CLARIFIED . 12
709 ” I SQUEAKED . 12
710 ” I REMEMBERED . 12
711 ” SHE ALLOWED . 12
712 ” SHE LISTED . 12
713 ” SHE KNEW . 12
714 ” SHE GUESSED . 12
715 ” SHE GRIMACED . 12
716 ” SHE ENDED . 12
717 ” SHE DISHED . 11
718 ” SHE MARVELED . 11
719 ” SHE PENNED . 11
720 ” SHE OBJECTED . 11
721 ” IT LOOKED . 11
722 ” IT STUCK . 11
723 ” I REFUSED . 11
724 ” I PONDERED . 11
725 ” I SURVIVED . 11
726 ” I SPLUTTERED . 11
727 ” I SNARLED . 11
728 ” I WANTED . 11
729 ” I WEPT . 11
730 ” I GUSHED . 11
731 ” I GOT . 11
732 ” HE DISAPPEARED . 11
733 ” HE COUGHED . 11
734 ” HE ACCEPTED . 11
735 ” HE BEMOANED . 11
736 ” HE HEARD . 11
737 ” HE SEETHED . 11
738 ” HE ROSE . 11
739 ” HE RELAYED . 11
740 ” HE REQUESTED . 11
741 ” HE REALIZED . 11
742 ” I CHIRPED . 11
743 ” HE WAITED . 11
744 ” HE SLURRED . 11
745 ” WE ANSWERED . 11
746 ” SHE PRONOUNCED . 11
747 ” SHE PRODDED . 11
748 ” SHE PRAISED . 11
749 ” SHE RELAYED . 11
750 ” SOMEBODY ASKED . 11


If we group the most common verbs by the amount of different pronouns:

said: 13 asked: 10 wrote: 8 replied: 6 laughed: 6 read: 6 shouted: 6 added: 5 explained: 5 continued: 5 noted: 5 stated: 5 concluded: 5 thought: 5 answered: 5 declared: 5 warned: 5 commented: 5 tweeted: 5 argued: 5 suggested: 5 yelled: 5 advised: 5 reported: 5 wondered: 5


A2 reporting verbs:

added, agreed, called, cried, decided, described, ended, explained, failed, guessed, included,

laughed, offered, ordered, posted, prayed, received, repeated, returned, shared, shouted, texted

B1 verbs:

accepted, admitted, advised, allowed, announced, argued, blogged, breathed, charged, complained,

confirmed, continued, coughed, declared, demanded, directed, encouraged, informed, insisted,

interrupted, joked, lied, managed, mentioned, noted, noticed, predicted, pressed, promised,

pronounced, realized, recommended, refused, reminded, replied, reported, requested, screamed,

spilled, stressed, suggested, typed, underlined, warned, wondered

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