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    #1

    tell him I said/say hello

    If you should see Tom while you are at the airport, tell him I said/say hello.


    Hi,
    I would use "say" in the above instead of "said." Am I right? Thanks,

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    #2

    Re: tell him I said/say hello

    Said is better. You can also say ​tell him "hi" for me.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #3

    Re: tell him I said/say hello

    Or "Say hi from me!"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #4

    Re: tell him I said/say hello

    Quote Originally Posted by GoesStation View Post
    Said is better. You can also say ​tell him "hi" for me.
    Thanks, but could you tell me why "said" is better? Thanks again in advance.

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    #5

    Re: tell him I said/say hello

    You're saying 'hi' now. By the time he sees Tom, your 'hi' will be in the past.

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    #6

    Re: tell him I said/say hello

    You only said hello once in the past at the time of reporting.

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