Reported speech will future negative

Change of tenses

The tenses, word-order, pronouns may be different from those in the direct speech sentence. The Past Perfect Tense does not change in the Reported Speech.

  Direct speech Reported speech
Ann said: "I want ice-cream." Ann said that she wanted ice-cream.
Simple Past Simple Present Simple Past
Simple Past Simple Past
Present Perfect
Past Perfect
Past Perfect
Simple Past will would
Reported speech 'to be'
Simple Past am/is/are was/were
Simple Past was/were
have/has been
had been
had been

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