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16 Jan 2011 — Here/There

Is the speaker in two places at once?

 

I am not here in my office. I am working in room 226.

I am not here in my office. I am working in room 226.

 

 

 

Click the option(s) that improve(s) the sentence.

 

1.

I am not there in my office.  I am working here in room 226.  

 

 

 

2.


I was there in my office.  I am now here in room 226.  

 

 

 

 

3.


Please go to room 226 to find me.

 

 

 

 

  

deictic (noun) – indicating identity, time, or location from the perspective of one or more speakers Deictics are how we change a sentence from one person's perspective to another person's perspective: You can come here tonight.  → He said that I could go there that night.   (I/you, come/go, here/there, this/ that, today/ yesterday/ tonight)

 

 

 Solution - lightbulb    Tense: General Truth  |  At the Moment  
               Reported speech:  Adusting Deictic Words


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