Wrong sequence of tenses
Rachel asked me what I am doing.
Rachel asked me what I was doing.
This rule doesn’t apply (1) to verbs within quotations. (2) to facts that are true at all times We Say: 1. She said, l am waiting for your answer’ 2. He said that London is a great city. When the verb in the main clause is in the past tense, use a past tense in subordinate clauses.