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    She said that she could/might use her pen.

    You may use my pen.

    In reported speech, which verb in bold should I use?

    She said that I could/might use her pen.

    Thanks.

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    Re: She said that she could/might use her pen.

    Both are possible. The best choice depends on the words originally uttered, though even if she used 'may', some people would report it as 'could'.

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