He said to his brother, “Are you going away for long?” Change into Indirect Speech

He said to his brother, “Are you going away for long?” Change into Indirect Speech

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  1. Indirect Speech: He asked his brother if he was going away for long.

    Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the present continuous tense, then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past continuous tense.

    Present Continuous Tense > Past Continuous Tense.

    And if the sentence is interrogative, we use the reporting verbs – asked, enquired, etc.

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