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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 gruff answer
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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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well-rehearsed answers
[Fig.]
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to give a cross answer
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to answer that
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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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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 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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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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bitte antworten Sie schnellstmöglich
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beide Antworten sind falsch
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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
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.
Der Befragte sollte für den gesamten Haushalt antworten. The respondent should give an answer for the household as a whole.
Renommierte Fachärzte antworten auf die Fragen von Patienten. Renowned experts give an insight in scientific innovations and answer patients' questions.
Ich möchte nur Herrn Corbett antworten. I would just like to respond to Mr Corbett.
Ich werde auf drei besondere Bereiche antworten. I am going to respond on three particular areas.
Ich möchte auf zwei direkte Fragen antworten. Madam President, I would like to respond to two direct questions.
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