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Direct speech (The man speaks to the inspector)
- He said,"At the time the murder was committed, I was travelling on the 8 o'clock train to
London."
Indirect speech
- He said that at the time the murder had been committed, he had been travelling on the 8 o'clock train to London.

Direct speech (The inspector speaks to the man)
- The inspector said,"Do you always catch such an early train?"
Indirect speech
- The inspector asked him whether he always caught such an early train.

Direct speech (The man speaks to the inspector)
- He said,"Of course I do, I must be at work at ten o'clock. My employer will confirm that I
was there on time."
Indirect speech
- He answered that of course he did, he had to be at work at ten o'clock. His employer would conform that he had been there on time.

Direct speech (The inspector speaks to the man)
- The inspector said,"Would a later train get you to work on time?"
- The man said,"I suppose it would, but I never catch a later train."
Indirect speech
- The inspector asked him whether a later train would get him to work on time.
- The man supposed that a later train would get him to work on time but he never caught a later train.

Direct speech (The inspector speaks to the man)
- He said,"Did you bring the money with you?"
Indirect speech
- The inspector asked him whether he had brought the money with him.
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- He answered that of course he did, he had to be at work at ten o'clock. His employer would confirm that he had been there on time.

- The man said that he supposed it would, but that he never caught a later train.
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Hi MM,

What about later? Shouldn't it be "latter"?
No. Later is correct.