Hi my name is Amin I m from IRAN. I have a problem with reported speech Would you plz bring some good examples to understand. thanks and I apperciate that.
Mary: Open the door, please.- direct speech
She/Mary asked/told me to open the door.- indirect speech
"Where have you been this morning?"-direct speech
He/She asked me where I had been that morning. - indirect speech
John :"I have to go there tomorrow". - direct speech
He said [that] he had to go there the following/next day.-indirect speech
Does it help?