The teacher said to me, “Did you come later?” Change into Indirect Speech
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Indirect Speech: The teacher asked me if I had come later.
Explanation: When the reporting verb is in the past (said) and the direct speech is in the past indefinite tense, then the indirect (reported) speech will change into the past perfect tense.
Past Indefinite Tense (did come) > Past Perfect Tense (had come).
And if the sentence is interrogative, we use the reporting verbs – asked, enquired, etc.
Note: While answering to “yes or no questions”, we use if or whether.