The direct imperative is replaced by the to-infinitive in the reported speech.
Therefore most often used verbs in the main sentence are : to tell, to be, to ask, to want, to order, to command ….
|Close the windows, please.||He asked me to close the windows.|
|Be there at noon.||He told me to be there at noon.|
|Tell me all about the project.||She asked me to tell him all about the project.|
|Be here in time.||I was told to be there in time.|