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Sally to Sue: Did you go to the supermarket?

(Later)
Bill: What did Sally ask you?
Sue: She said, did I go to the supermarket.


Later, when she answers Bill, which way should it be written?

She said, did I go to the supermarket.
She said, did I go to the supermarket?
She said, "Did I go to the supermarket?"
(This one doesn't seem right.)

Bill: How quickly did she speak?
Sue: She said "did you go to the supermarket" too quickly.


Should it be:

She said "did you go to the supermarket" too quickly.
She said "Did you go to the supermarket"
too quickly.
or
She said, "Did you go to the supermarket," too quickly. (This seems to be incorrect. I don't think there should be a comma between the quote and "too quickly.")

Thanks.
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Hi,
Sally to Sue: Did you go to the supermarket?

(Later)
Bill: What did Sally ask you?
Sue: She said, did I go to the supermarket.

Later, when she answers Bill, which way should it be written?

She said, did I go to the supermarket.
She said, did I go to the supermarket?
She said, "Did I go to the supermarket?"
(This one doesn't seem right.)

None of the above are correct.
She asked me if I had gone to / went to the supermarket.
She asked/said, "Did you go to the supermarket?"
With quotes, you must give the actual words that were uttered.

Bill: How quickly did she speak?
Sue: She said "did you go to the supermarket" too quickly.


Should it be:

She said "did you go to the supermarket" too quickly.
She said "Did you go to the supermarket"
too quickly.
or
She said, "Did you go to the supermarket," too quickly. (This seems to be incorrect. I don't think there should be a comma between the quote and "too quickly.")

Bill did not ask what she said. I would answer simply,
She spoke very / too quickly.

Best wishes, Clive
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Thanks for replying. That's not quite what I meant. I was asking what the best way is to write these sentences if someone did say them this way. I proofread transcripts of question/answer sessions, so I cannot change the words they say.

Thanks.
Hi,
Oh, I see . I'll try again.

Sally to Sue: Did you go to the supermarket?

(Later)
Bill: What did Sally ask you?
Sue: She said, did I go to the supermarket.

Sue: She said, "Did I go to the supermarket?" Sue's response is not really correct but, since these are her words, this is how I would transcribe them.

Bill: How quickly did she speak?
Sue: She said "did you go to the supermarket" too quickly.


Sue: She said "Did you go to the supermarket?" too quickly.

Best wishes, Clive