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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  
jdm antworten exp.
to answer sb ; to reply to sb

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Collaborative Dictionary     German-English
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to give a cross answer
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to give a gruff answer
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to answer that
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to answer in a peeved tone
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to give a pithy {or} trenchant answer
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to give a cocky answer
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to give an informed answer
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to be quick with an answer
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well-rehearsed answers
[Fig.]
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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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to answer sth ; to reply to sth
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to talk back to sb
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to answer yes/no ; to answer in the affirmative/negative
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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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to answer a question with a straight yes or no
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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
- Und Sie mussten nicht antworten. - You didn't have to give no answers.
Ich werde diese Fragen an meine Kollegen Fischler und Brittan weiterleiten, die Ihnen dann darauf antworten werden. I shall refer these questions to my colleagues, Mr Fischler and Mr Brittan, who will thus provide you with answers to them.
Ich kann Herrn Mölzer sehr kurz mit einem klaren Ja antworten. The answer I can give Mr Mölzer is a very brief one, and it consists of a firm 'yes'.
Nun, irgendwem werden Sie letztlich antworten müssen. Well, you'll have to answer to someone eventually.
In seinem Alter sollte er allein antworten können. At his age, he should be able to answer by himself.
- Dann müssen Sie nicht antworten. - You don't have to answer them.
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