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    Default Direct = Call me when you get home.

    Direct = Call me when you get home.
    1. Indirect
    = She said to call her when we get home.

    2. Indirect = She said to call her when we got home.

    Hi,
    I am confused about number 1 and 2.
    which one is ok?

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    Default Re: Direct = Call me when you get home.

    Are you home yet?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Default Re: Direct = Call me when you get home.

    Quote Originally Posted by Barb_D View Post
    Are you home yet?
    Sorry I didn't understand your meaning. Which one is correct?
    Some say (got) is correct and some say (get) is correct.
    I will be happy if you clarify it to me.

    Thank you.
    Last edited by sb70012; 08-Sep-2013 at 09:21.

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    Default Re: Direct = Call me when you get home.

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Sorry I didn't understand your meaning. Which one is correct?
    It depends on whether or not you are home when you report what she said - which is why Barb asked that question.

    The answer, by the way, can be found in what you already know: http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...ml#post1010619

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