I understand that both présent and imparfait in direct speech become imparfait in indirect reporting. But suppose someone said: Je sais et je savais. (It is an example I made up and so may not ...
I'm really confused about which pronoun to attach when converting direct speech to reported speech: pronom tonique, pronom sujet COD or COID. So, for instance, when converting the following to ...
Normally, if I want to say in French I told you I was happy I would normally say Je te dis que j'étais hereux But I've also seen this said like this: Je te dis que je suis hereux ...
Cas 1. À la page 192 dans Advanced French Grammar de Véronique Mazet, il est écrit : When depuis = since in a negative sentence : If the context is past, the imparfait is used for the main verb ...