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1.He asked me why I didn't run and fetch the doctor.

2.He asked me to run and fetch the doctor.

I wanted to know which sentence is more natural and formal for reprted speech.

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There's an accuracy concern here. Both are valid sentences, but would be used in different cases. Did he ask you for a doctor, or did he ask you why you had not gotten him a doctor already?

In most cases where someone requires medical attention

He asked me to run and fetch the doctor

Sounds better.

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