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    #1

    reported speech

    He said, "I must study English."
    To change the reported speech, which sentence should I use or are both fine?

    He said that I must study English.
    He said that I had to study English.

    Thanks in advance

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    #2

    Re: reported speech

    Either one works:

    Ex: He said that he must/had to study.

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