Let us suppose we have such a sentence:

John says Marry may have fallen ill.

How should we change the sentence if we talk about the past? Is it correct?

John said Marry might have fallen ill.

And what about can and must?

And also I am curious about might in the past, that is may, but with less certainty. That is might have been in the present expresses lesser probability than may. Can we convey this subtlety in the past somehow?



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