Definition of indirect question in English:
A question in reported speech, e.g., they asked who I was.
- Instead of asking them direct questions about their own activities, it was deemed better to ask indirect questions about the activities of their peers.
- I asked some indirect questions to find out his marital status.
- ‘Well then let me ask you an indirect question,’ Karen offered.
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