|indirect speech or esp (US) indirect discourse|
|Also called: reported speech the reporting of something said or written by conveying what was meant rather than repeating the exact words, as in the sentence He asked me whether I would go as opposed to He asked me, "Will you go?"|
|indirect discourse or esp (US) indirect discourse|
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