What tense is used in indirect speech with "according to"?

Reply Wed 12 Jun, 2019 05:32 am
Is there backshifting when the sentence starts with "according to"?

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Jewels Vern
Reply Thu 13 Jun, 2019 01:41 am
I've been on this planet quite a long time and I never heard of "indirect speech" or "backshifting."

"According to" is followed by a noun, the name of a source. Tense only applies to verbs.
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