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answer an advertisement

This page is about the collocation answer an advertisement

collocation pattern: verb + noun

Meaning

to contact a person or company after seeing their advertisement

For example

  • Carlos has been answering job advertisements for months, but he still hasn't got a job.

  • I put an advertisement online and lots of people answered it.

Note:
Also "answer an ad" and "answer an advert"

Quick Quiz

I'm going to answer the job advertisement because

a. we need another worker

b. the job sounds interesting

c. the questions aren't too difficult

Contributor: Matt Errey