He said, “I bought this book yesterday.” Change into Indirect Speech
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Indirect Speech: He said that he had bought that book the day before.
Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the past indefinite tense, then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past perfect tense.
Past Indefinite Tense > Past Perfect Tense.
this – that
yesterday – the day before or the previous day