Wife: Our husband has run away.

Hhusband: Is anything missing?

Wife: Yes, my gold watch.

Husband: Where did you keep it?

Wife: I kept it on the dressing table.

Husband: I am going to report this to the police

Change this to reported speech.

The wife told the husband ______________________

The husband asked the wife ______________________

The wife told him that _______________________

Then the husband enquired ______________________

She told him that _________________________

The husband said that _____________________

The required sentences are:

The wife told the husband ______________________(This sentence is logically not appropriate)

The husband asked the wife whether anything was missing.

To that, the wife told him that her gold watch was missing.

Then the husband enquired as to where she had kept it.

She told him that she had kept it on the dressing table.

The husband said that he was going to report that to the police. 

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that their husband had run away

if anything was missing

where her wife had kept it

that she had kept it on the dressing table

he was going to report to the police

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