[Grammar] He asked me what if - reported speedh

beachboy

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- On Saturday I'll go to the club and play some tennis.
- What if it rains?
I told my friend I would go to the club. He asked me what if it rained.

Is this sentence grammatically correct?
 

emsr2d2

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It's OK if you change it to direct speech (and change the tense).
He asked me, "What if it rains?"

If you want to keep reported speech, use:
He asked me what would happen/what we would do if it rained.
 
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