answer for

This page is about the phrasal verb answer for.

Meaning: to be held responsible for something

For example:

  • answer for sth The prime minister said he'll answer for any future problems that arise from his government's policies.

  • answer for sth Do you really think the company will be made to answer for the problems that their pollution causes among the local people?

Quick Quiz:

In many countries, parents are expected to answer for their children's

a. difficult questions

b. bad behaviour

c. exam results

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