antworten ant•wor•ten vi
(=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
(=reagieren) to respond (auf +acc to, mit with)
Translation German - English Collins Dictionary
to give a cross answer
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