antworten translation English | German-English dictionary

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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  
sauer antworten exp.
to give a cross answer

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Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
exp.
to give a gruff answer
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to give an informed answer
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well-rehearsed answers
[Fig.]
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to answer sb ; to reply to sb
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to answer that
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to answer in a peeved tone
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to give a cocky answer
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to give a pithy {or} trenchant answer
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to be quick with an 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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instead of answering he just cleared his throat sarcastically
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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
exp.
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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