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1. He said (that) he always goes to the gym on Sundays.

Should I say that in this sentence, or is it optional? I think, it's optional.

2. Nick said: “If I were you I wouldn’t disturb them”.

Nick said if he were me he wouldn't disturb them. Correct?

3. My mother said: “Please, help me to cook the dinner”.

How to put the sentence into Indirect Speech? 'My mother said to help her to cook the dinner'?

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red train 5201. He said (that) he always goes to the gym on Sundays. Should I say that in this sentence, or is it optional? I think, it's optional.

Correct. 'that' is optional.

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2. Nick said,“If I were you, I wouldn’t disturb them”.

Nick said if he were me he wouldn't disturb them. Correct?

Correct. Note, however, that after 'said' and before a direct quotation you want a comma, not a colon.

red train 5203. My mother said,“Please, help me to cook the dinner”. How to put the sentence into indirect speech? 'My mother said to help her to cook the dinner'?

Not exactly.

My mother asked me to help her (to) cook (the) dinner.

CJ

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Thank you. Can you also check this sentence?

He says: “I will go to the cinema tomorrow”.

He said (that) he will go to the cinema tomorrow. Correct?

red train 520He says:“I will go to the cinema tomorrow”.

From my previous post:

Note, however, that after 'said' and before a direct quotation you want a comma, not a colon.

If you don't read my posts, should I answer them anymore? Emotion: sad

red train 520He said (that) he will go to the cinema tomorrow. Correct?

He says he will go ... OR He said he would go ....

CJ