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Should I use 'Told' instead of 'Said' in the following Indirect Narration Speech?

My classmate said to me,"Good morning,You have finished your homework". My classmate wished me good morning and told me/said that I had finished my homework. which is appropriate to be used?
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Can we use another word instead of “Might” in Optative Sentence in Narration? [closed]

For example They said,"long live our democracy!" They wished that their democracy might live long ! whether the word 'might' in this sentence is representing possibility?
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Story telling: me and SHE (or) me and HER?

Usage (1) Me - "You're beautiful." She - "Thank you. You're so kind." Usage (2) Me - "You're beautiful." Her - "Thank you. You're so kind." Which one is correct please?
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What tense should I use in the following sentence?

I am writing a descriptive essay about what my life will be like 30 yrs from now. Which tense should I use? "I will be wearing/wear the same boyish clothes I wear now". I mean, I am speaking of a ...
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Why does here use a present “find”?

Missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs found alive in Wisconsin "And I just shut myself totally down. I thought today was going to be the day, and then I find out two hours later that she’s found and ...