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I had the following sentence today in my exam:

"Would you like to come with us to a service in the Maori Church?" asked my hostess. "Indeed, I would," I replied.

What would be the indirct narration of this sentence? I wrote:

My hostess asked me if I would like to go with them to a service in the Maori Church, to which I replied that I indeed would.

Is this correct? If not, what would be the correct version?

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You would go with them -- not come ? –  Kris Feb 21 '12 at 10:05
    
@Kris Sorry, I had written go, but didn't remember it. So is go right? –  KPL Feb 21 '12 at 10:30
    
I would prefer "to which I replied that indeed I would" or even drop the "indeed" altogether. –  Henry Feb 21 '12 at 11:53
    
How is this 'reported speech'? It's a written exam, right? –  Mitch Feb 21 '12 at 18:18

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The solution you proposed is correct. Alternatively, if you want to omit the us/them part, you can be more creative:

My hostess asked me if I would like to attend a service in the Maori Church, to which I replied positively.

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Depending on the context, them could be unclear, since the first part of the sentence refers only to the hostess, who is one person. I like Richard's suggestion, though.

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