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Type – IV (Exclamatory and Optative Sentences)

Rule I: Reporting verb is changed into –exclaimed with joy or with sorrow or with surprise, applauded, wished, prayed etc.

Rule II: Words of exclamations, i.e., Hurrah, alas, ah, Oh! Etc. are removed.

Rule III: Mark of exclamation (!) is removed.

Rule IV: Connective word ‘that’ is used.


1. He said, “Alas! I am ruined.”
He exclaimed with sorrow that he was ruined.

2. My friend said, “Hurrah! I have won the match.”
My friend exclaimed with joy that he had won the match.

3. She said, “What a beautiful scenery!”
She exclaimed with surprise that it was a very beautiful scenery.

4. The Caption said, “Bravo! Well done.”
The Caption applauded saying that they had done well.

5. He said, “Good morning, boys!”
He wished good morning to boys.

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