The beggar said to me, “May you prosper in your venture”. Change into direct speech

The beggar said to me, “May you prosper in your venture”. Change into direct speech

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    Indirect Speech: The beggar wished me that I might prosper in my venture.

    Reason: When the reporting verb is in the past tense, reported speech changes from Present Indefinite Tense to Past Indefinite Tense. As the sentence is in Imperative Tense, said changes to wished. 

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