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antworten

  
ant•wor•ten      vi  
a    (=Antwort geben)   to answer, to reply  
jdm antworten      to answer sb, to reply to sb  
auf etw ($) antworten      acc   to answer sth, to reply to sth  
was soll ich ihm antworten?      what answer should I give him?, what should I tell him?  
jdm auf eine Frage antworten      to reply to or answer sb's question  
mit Ja/Nein antworten      to answer yes/no, to answer in the affirmative/negative  
b    (=reagieren)   to respond (auf    +acc   to, mit with)
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary  
säuerlich antworten exp.
to answer in a peeved tone

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to give a pithy {or} trenchant answer
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to give an informed answer
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well-rehearsed answers
[Fig.]
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to be quick with an answer
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to answer sb ; to reply to sb
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to give a cross answer
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to answer that
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to give a gruff answer
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to give a cocky answer
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what answer should I give him? ; what should I tell him?
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may I answer your question with another (of my own)?
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do I have to drag answers out of you one by one?
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to answer yes/no ; to answer in the affirmative/negative
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to answer sth ; to reply to sth
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to talk back to sb
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to reply to {or} answer sb's question
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to answer sb's question in the negative
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'antworten' also found in translations in English-German dictionary
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antworten, dass ...
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mutig antworten
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beide Antworten sind falsch
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bitte antworten Sie schnellstmöglich
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jdm antworten, dass ...
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einsilbig sein/antworten ; einsilbige Antworten geben
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können Sie mir per Fax antworten?
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sie waren mit den Antworten nicht zufrieden
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nicht/richtig antworten
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ausweichen ; ausweichend antworten
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"antworten": examples and translations in context
Der Befragte sollte für den gesamten Haushalt antworten. The respondent should give an answer for the household as a whole.
Sie könnten zumindest höflich sein und antworten. You could at least do me the courtesy of an answer.
Wir werden binnen 12 Stunden antworten. We will give you an answer within 12 hours.
Leider können wir nicht auf alle E-Mails antworten. Unfortunately we can not answer all emails sent to us.
In seinem Alter sollte er allein antworten können. At his age, he should be able to answer by himself.
Ihr müsst antworten, Sir Edward. You are obliged to answer, Sir Edward.
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