answer (sb) back Definition in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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answer (sb) back

phrasal verb with answer uk   /ˈɑːn.sər/  us   /ˈæn.sɚ/ verb
to ​speakrudely when ​answering someone in ​authority: Don't you ​dareanswer me back, ​younglady!
(Definition of answer (sb) back from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “answer (sb) back”
in Chinese (Simplified) (跟某人)回嘴,顶嘴…
in Turkish kabaca cevap vermek, karşılık vermek…
in Russian грубить…
in Chinese (Traditional) (跟某人)回嘴,頂嘴…
in Polish odpyskować ( komuś )…
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