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English grammar help. Grammar questions from ESL learners

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Rastakhiz
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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?
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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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