“What would you like me to buy for you?”he asked me.
He asked me what I would like him to buy for me.
“How often do you visit your parents?”the teacher asked Bob.
The teacher asked Bob how often he visited his parents.
“Are you ready now?”Mother asked her boy.
Mother asked her boy if/whether he was ready then.
“Will you be waiting for me this afternoon?”Susan asked John.
Susan asked John if/whether he would be waiting for her that afternoon.