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    bosun is offline Senior Member
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    reported speech and conditional

    Which one is correct? I don't know which tense to use and if the reported speeh is correct.

    If I see my boyfriend with another girl, I will ask him, " who is the girl next to you?" Then, if i find out that the girl is his friend, I will introduce myself , saying " hi, I am Tom's girlfriend.' or

    If I saw my boyfriend with another girl, I would ask him who was the girl next to him. Then, If I found out that she is just one of his acquaintence, I would introduce myself, saying " Hi. I am TOm's girlfriend.

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    Re: reported speech and conditional

    They are both okay, but say one of his acquaintances.


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    Re: reported speech and conditional

    Quote Originally Posted by bosun View Post
    Which one is correct? I don't know which tense to use and if the reported speech is correct.

    If I see my boyfriend with another girl, I will ask him, " who is the girl next to you?" Then, if i find out that the girl is his friend, I will introduce myself , saying " hi, I am Tom's girlfriend.' or

    If I saw my boyfriend with another girl, I would ask him who was the girl next to him. Then, If I found out that she is just one of his acquaintances, I would introduce myself, saying " Hi. I am Tom's girlfriend.
    From what I can see, Bosun, there's no reported speech involved in these two examples.

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