WORD OF THE DAY

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answer

He put her answer down in his note book.

Alex didn't answer and it went to his voice mail, so she left a message.

If she does not know the answer to a question, she guesses with mischievous assurance.

True, but her answer left Carmen's stomach tied in a knot.

How will you answer him?

In order to answer her questions, I have been obliged to read a great deal about animals.

He said, but didn't answer my question.

That wasn't going to be the answer, and he must know that by now.

"Beautiful," said the doctor in answer to a remark about the weather.

The answer was as obvious as it was embarrassing.

You will answer for it, Captain.

Whatever the reason, she felt compelled to answer flippantly.

And my system will come back with a single answer, something like, You should go to Tommaso's on Kearny Street.

Accountability must be at as low a level as possible, so that if government officials mess up, they answer to constituents in their locality.

"I remember you didn't answer," she said dryly.

There was only one answer, of course.

I'm not sure she knows the answer herself but a lot of marriages are built on far less.

The coachman made no answer, but drove onward.

No matter how often she asked herself the question, the answer remained elusive.

Answer me these questions, and then perhaps I may look at your bawbles and find them ornamental.