tense before said so

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tense before said so

Post by freewind » Wed May 02, 2012 6:22 pm

Dear teacher,
I am not sure about tense I should use in the sentence below and whether only one is possible here.
They ......................( buy) a new car. They said so.
Thank you in advance.

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Re: tense before said so

Post by Alan » Thu May 03, 2012 11:06 pm

There are many possible ways of completing this sentence. Without further information, I cannot comment any further.