I had difficulty understanding him, so I asked him *** what he said.
I told him to hurry up.
I asked her to slow down.
I told her not to worry.
I asked Tom to give me a hand.
…and asked me to open my bag.
I asked him to repeat what he said.
I told her not to wait for me if I was late.
…he asked her to marry him.
I told him to mind his own business.