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answer a question

This page is about the collocation answer a question

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to reply with information or an opinion after being asked a question

For example

  • Would you mind answering a few questions?

  • If the judge asks you a question, you have to answer it.

Note:
A related collocation with the opposite meaning is "ask a question"

Quick Quiz

In exams, the people who answer the questions are those who

a. correct the answers

b. set the questions

c. sit the exam

Contributor: Matt Errey