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What is the difference between these two?

1.He said that he will come back soon.
2.He said that he would come back soon.

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anonymous2.He said that he would come back soon.

This is the general-purpose way of saying it. It's always right.

anonymous1.He said that he will come back soon.

You can say this if you are reporting it very soon after you heard it.

CJ

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anonymous About the tense of sub-clause

By the way,

About the tense of a subordinate clause

CJ