answer for sb/sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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answer for sb/sth

phrasal verb with answer uk   /ˈɑːn.sər/  us   /ˈæn.sɚ/ verb
If you say that you can ​answer for someone or for a ​quality that they have, you ​mean that you ​know from ​experience that they can be ​trusted, or that they have that ​quality: I can ​certainlyanswer for her ​professionalism, and whole-heartedly ​recommend her to any ​employer.
(Definition of answer for sb/sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “answer for sb/sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…(的品质)担保,保证…可靠…
in Chinese (Traditional) 為…(的品質)擔保,保證…可靠…
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