Double reported speech?

Is there such thing as a double reported speech?

I told her that you told me that you won’t come to class tomorrow.

Here, I want to report to a friend that I reported her words to someone else, but I’m not sure if this “double reporting” is possible and how I would phrase the sentence above.


That is a valid sentence and represents this sequence of actions:

  1. You told me you won’t come to class.
  2. I told her what you said.
  3. I am telling you now about event #2.

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