It depends upon Tense Used.

Direct Speech Indirect Speech

Simple Present

She said "I love chocolates"

Simple Past

She said that she loved chocolate

Simple Past

She said "I loved chocolates"

Perfect Past

She said that she had loved chocolate

Simple Future (Will)

She said "I will love chocolates"

Simple Future (Would)

She said that she would be loving chocolate

Present Continuous

She said "I am loving chocolates"

Past Continuous

She said that she was loving chocolates

Past Continuous

She said "I love chocolates"

Perfect Continuous

She said that she had been loving chocolates

Present Perfect

She said "I have loved chocolates"

Past Perfect

She said that she had loved chocolate

Past Perfect

She said "I had love chocolates"

Past Perfect

She said that she had loved chocolate

Future Perfect (Will have)

She said "I will have loved chocolates"

Future Perfect (Would have)

She said that she would have loved chocolates

Present Perfect Continuous

She said "I have been loving chocolates"

Past Perfect Continuous

She said that she had been loving chocolates

Past Perfect Continuous

She said "I had been loving chocolates"

Past Perfect Continuous

She said that she had been loving chocolates

Future Perfect Continuous (Will have been)

She said "I will have been loving chocolates"

Future Perfect Continuous (Would have been)

She said that she would have been loving chocolates

 

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CA Maninder Singh is a Chartered Accountant for the past 8 years and a teacher from the past 15 years. He teaches Spoken English, Written English, Grammar and Vocabulary at Englishtan.