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    Peter said that he had seen a movie the previous day / the day before.

    Peter said, "I saw a movie yesterday."

    In reported speech, should I use 'the day before' or 'the previous day' to replace 'yesterday'?

    Peter said that he had seen a movie the previous day / the day before.

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    Re: Peter said that he had seen a movie the previous day / the day before.

    I would use "Peter said [that] he had seen a movie the previous day" but there is nothing wrong with "the day before".
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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