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answer back

phrasal verb with answer uk   /ˈɑːn.sər/  us   /ˈæn.sɚ/ verb
to react to criticism by arguing or explaining: The company criticized in the documentary was given the opportunity to answer back.
Translations of “answer back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辯護,答辯…
in Chinese (Simplified) 辩护,答辩…
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