Converting a Latin statement into Indirect Discourse

Basically you have three kinds of statements if you categorize them by temporal reference:

Statements refer to the present: ego hoc facio = "I am doing this"

Statements refer to the past: ego hoc feci. = "I did this." AND ego hoc faciebam. = "I was doing this." AND ego hoc feceram. = "I had done this." All refer in different ways to the past.

Statements refer to the future: ego hoc faciam. = "I will do this."

Heres the rule: Always convert the time of the Main Verb to the Same Time of the infinitive. Always make the subject into the Accusative Case.

Present: ego hoc facio becomes dicit / dixit / dicet me hoc facere

Past: ego hoc feci. AND ego hoc faciebam. AND ego hoc feceram becomes dicit / dixit / dicet me hoc fecisse.

Future: ego hoc faciam. becomes dicit / dixit / dicet me hoc factur

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