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answer

noun /ˈaːnsə/
something said, written or done that is caused by a question etc from another person
respuesta, contestación
She refused to give an answer to his questions.
the solution to a problem
solución
The answer to your transport difficulties is to buy a car.
answerable adjective (usually with to, for) to have the responsibility
responsable de
I will be answerable to you for his good conduct She is answerable for the whole project.
answering machine noun (also answerphone) a machine that take messages for you when you cannot answer the phone
contestador
Please leave a message on the answering machine.
answer for phrasal verb (often with to) to have the responsibility or be responsible for (something)
responder por
I’ll answer to your mother for your safety.
to suffer or be punished (for something)
pagar por
You’ll answer for your rudeness one day!
answerphone noun = answering machine.
contestador
(Definition of answer from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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