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answer on a postcardTo give a brief answer or opinion.Rate it:

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answer forTo be held responsible for.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:

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answer forTo guarantee.Rate it:

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answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:

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answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:

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answer toUsed other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see answer,‎ to.Rate it:

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answer toTo be accountable or responsible to; to account to; to report to.Rate it:

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answer toTo justify oneself to.Rate it:

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answer toTo respond to; to treat as one's own name.Rate it:

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don’t answer me so snippilyAnswering me with a negative attitudeRate it:

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let me answer your last question firstA response given to a person who was asked multiple questions.Rate it:

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responsum dare (vid. sect. VIII. 5, note Note to answer...), respondereto give an oracular response.Rate it:

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take no for an answerTo accept a disappointing response.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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does the Pope shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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nail the hammer on the headTo solve a problem of any sort; to get the right answer to something; to be on target, spot on.Rate it:

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on the spotHaving to answer or decide without warning or preparation.Rate it:

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reckon forTo answer for; to pay the account for.Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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is the pope catholicThe answer to the question is, obviously, resoundingly affirmative.Rate it:

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that's for me to know and you to find outA phrase used to reply to a question whose answer the speaker doesn't want to reveal.Rate it:

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pin downTo corner somebody in order to get a firm answer.Rate it:

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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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pick upTo answer a telephone. See pick up the phone.Rate it:

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riddle me thisAnswer this riddle for me.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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Light at the End of the TunnelSuccess achieved after taxing effort, to finally get the answer after prolonged researchRate it:

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à sotte question point de réponseAnswer a fool according to his folly; A silly question needs no answer.Rate it:

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account toTo answer to; to be responsible to.Rate it:

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ad interrogata respondereto answer questions.Rate it:

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ad nomen non respondere (Liv. 7. 4)to fail to answer one's name.Rate it:

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Aha-ErlebnisAn "aha experience". An experience which gives a sudden insight, solution or answer to a problem that has troubled someone for some time.Rate it:

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ask me one on sporta sarcastic reply given when a person does not know the correct answer.Rate it:

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avoir bon bec (fam.)To be a chatterbox; To speak well; To be able to answer back.Rate it:

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Cat Got Your TongueTo not answer any query, to stop saying anything if one ask somethingRate it:

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c’est répondre en normandThat is an evasive answer.Rate it:

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c’est une réponse à l’emporte-pièceIt is a very cutting answer, and to the point.Rate it:

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does a bear defecate in the woods?The answer is clearly, without reservation, true and accurate.Rate it:

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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.Rate it:

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dummy upTo not answer questions.Rate it:

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fill in the blankTo answer or complete a fill in the blank.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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I don't knowA phrase used in response to a question or command in which the target person does not know the answer to or how to respond.Rate it:

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I don't supposeUsed to introduce a question, implying that eliciting an affirmative answer from the interlocutor would be unlikely yet desirable for the speaker.Rate it:

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I just work hereIndicates that the speaker cannot answer their interrogator's question, because of lack of experience with or knowledge on the topic.Rate it:

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I knowAn emphatic assertion that one has a solution, an answer, or an idea.Rate it:

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I thought you'd never askan answer of acceptance to an eagerly-awaited questionRate it:

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