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Postby Rastakhiz » Mon May 05, 2014 8:27 am

Q= will I have to wear shoes?
A= she asked me if she had to wear shoes.
why will is ignored here?
will Mandy have lunch with Sue?
he asked me if Mandy would have lunch with Sue.
but here changed.

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Re: Reported question

Postby Alan » Wed May 07, 2014 6:44 am

There is no good reason to ignore 'will' here.

She asked me if she WOULD have to wear shoes.

would be perfectly correct/appropriate.

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