›If something or someone is the answer to another thing or person, it is or they are considered to be similar or as good: Channel 4 is independent television's answer to BBC2.She's Lithuania's answer to Madonna.
We recently looked at the language that we use to describe lies and lying. One area of lying that we considered was ‘being slightly dishonest, or not speaking the complete truth’. One reason for not speaking the complete truth is to avoid saying something that might upset or offend people. Words and