Avoid shifts from indirect to direct questions or quotations

Unclear: I wonder if the man knew about the reward, and if so, did he return the wallet to the police?

Clear: Did the man know about the reward, and if so, did he return the wallet to the police?

Clear: I wonder if the man knew about the reward, and if so, whether he returned the wallet to the police.

Unclear: Karen said that she is a freshman and please show me where the gym is. Clear: Karen said, "I am a freshman. Please show me where the gym is." Clear: Karen said that she is a freshman and asked me to show her where the gym is.

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