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..
"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.