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    reported speech

    Hello,

    Jessica: 'The big bang theory' starts at 5 pm tomorrow.

    1) Jessica said that 'the big bang theory' starts at 5 pm tomorrow. (reported on the same day)

    2) Jessica said that 'the big bang theory' started at 5 pm tomorrow. (reported on the same day) (Is that OK?)

    I don't know whether the choice 2 is Ok or not. Please, if not, correct me.

    Thanks.

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    Re: reported speech

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post

    Jessica: 'The Big Bang Theory' starts at 5 pm tomorrow.

    1) Jessica said that 'The Big Bang Theory' starts at 5 pm tomorrow. (reported on the same day)

    2) Jessica said that 'The Big Bang Theory' started at 5 pm tomorrow. (reported on the same day) (Is that OK?)


    Rover

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    Re: reported speech

    Quote Originally Posted by aysaa View Post
    2) Jessica said that 'the big bang theory' started at 5 pm tomorrow. (reported on the same day) (Is that OK?)
    I disagree with Rover on this one. I think that #2 is possible.

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