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    #1

    Direct = Dad said, “Hurry up or we will be late"

    Direct = Dad said, “Hurry up or we will be late"
    1. Indirect = Dad told us to hurry up or we will be late.
    2. Indirect = Dad told us to hurry up or we would be late.

    Number 1 is incorrect. Right?

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    #2

    Re: Direct = Dad said, “Hurry up or we will be late"

    Quote Originally Posted by sb70012 View Post
    Direct = Dad said, “Hurry up or we will be late"
    1. Indirect = Dad told us to hurry up or we will be late.
    2. Indirect = Dad told us to hurry up or we would be late.

    Number 1 is incorrect. Right?
    It would be correct if the utterance was spoken recently. Otherwise, go with #2.

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