[Grammar] can in reported

adrenalinman

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The teacher said, ‘You can see your exam results on school’s website the day after tomorrow’.
The teacher said that we would be able to see our exam results on school’s website in two days’ time.
Is this also correct?:The teacher said that we could see our exam results on school’s website in two days’ time.
 

andrewg927

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The teacher said, "You can see your exam results on the school’s website the day after tomorrow".
The teacher said that we would be able to see our exam results on the school’s website in two days.
Is this also correct?:The teacher said that we could see our exam results on the school’s website in two days.

See above.
 

bhaisahab

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'in two days' time' is fine.
 
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