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answer (sb) back

phrasal verb with answer
 
 
/ˈɑːnsər/ verb
If a child answers back, they reply rudely to an adult: Dad told me off for answering back.Answering and responding
Translations of “answer (sb) back”
in Chinese (Traditional) (跟某人)回嘴,頂嘴…
in Russian грубить…
in Turkish kabaca cevap vermek, karşılık vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) (跟某人)回嘴,顶嘴…
in Polish odpyskować ( komuś )…
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