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    hi. i want to know which tense is to be used while writing the answers from comprehension passage. i have been told to use past tense even if the question is in present tense..

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    Re: need help

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    hi. i want to know which tense is to be used while writing the answers from comprehension passage. i have been told to use past tense even if the question is in present tense..
    What is the context? Are you asking about reported speech?

    e.g.

    "I don`t have enough money to buy that car", Mary said. - direct speech
    Mary said she didn`t have enough money to buy that car. - indirect speech.

    I`m not sure that this is the answer you are waiting for. Please, write the context and you`ll get an appropriate reply.

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