another term for indirect speech
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How to use reported speech in a sentence
As for lowlights, an under-reported speech by Judge Roy Moore took the Wingnut prize.
His longest reported speech will be found in the Parliamentary History, vol.Andrew Marvell | Augustine Birrell
Indirect discourse means reported speech,—the thoughts of a writer or speaker put in the words of the one reporting them.An English Grammar | W. M. Baskervill and J. W. Sewell
She was quoting from his last reported speech, and her spirits rose as she felt how glad she was to have been ready.Rose MacLeod | Alice Brown
A fully reported speech was therein described as perhaps the greatest oratorical masterpiece ever delivered outside Hyde Park.The Secret of the League | Ernest Bramah
Lincoln's remarks on the resolution form his first reported speech.