They said to her, “What brings you to our office?” Change into Indirect Speech

They said to her, “What brings you to our office?” Change into Indirect Speech

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  1. Indirect Speech: They asked her what brought her to their office.

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

    Present Indefinite Tense > Past Indefinite Tense.

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

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