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  • 1answer for — (something) to admit responsibility for causing a problem or situation. He may not go to jail, but someday he is going to have to answer for what he did before God. If you mix art and politics critics get upset and you have to answer for it.… …

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  • 2answer for — I (act for) verb act on behalf of, appear for, be accepted for, be attorney for, be proxy for, be regarded as, be responsible for, be taken as, be the equivalent of, count for, front for, go as, pass as, pass for, represent, serve as, stand for,… …

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  • 3answer for — verb furnish a justifying analysis or explanation I can t account for the missing money • Syn: ↑account • Derivationally related forms: ↑accountable (for: ↑account), ↑account ( …

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  • 4answer for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms answer for : present tense I/you/we/they answer for he/she/it answers for present participle answering for past tense answered for past participle answered for 1) answer for something to agree to be… …

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  • 5answer for — {v.} 1. To take responsibility for; assume charge or supervision of. * /The secret service has to answer for the safety of the President and his family./ 2. To say you are sure that (someone) has good character or ability; guarantee: sponsor. *… …

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  • 6answer for — {v.} 1. To take responsibility for; assume charge or supervision of. * /The secret service has to answer for the safety of the President and his family./ 2. To say you are sure that (someone) has good character or ability; guarantee: sponsor. *… …

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  • 7answer\ for — v 1. To take responsibility for; assume charge or supervision of. The secret service has to answer for the safety of the President and his family. 2. To say you are sure that (someone) has good character or ability; guarantee: sponsor. When… …

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  • 8answer for — 1) PHRASAL VERB If you have to answer for something bad or wrong you have done, you are punished for it. [V P n] He must be made to answer for his terrible crimes. Syn: pay 2) PHRASE: have inflects If you say that someone has a lot to answer for …

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  • 9answer for — verb a) To be held responsible for. The mayor has a lot to answer for. b) To guarantee I will answer for his debt, if he cant pay on the day …

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  • 10answer for — he will answer for his crime Syn: pay for, be punished for, suffer for, make amends for …

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  • 11answer for — отвечать за что л., быть ответственным за что л. If you don t tell the truth now, you may have to answer for it later …

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  • 12answer for — be responsible or to blame for. → answer …

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  • 13answer for — Synonyms and related words: accept obligation, accept the responsibility, act for, agree to, appear for, back up, be accepted for, be answerable for, be regarded as, be responsible for, be security for, be sponsor for, be taken as, bind,… …

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  • 14answer for — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. be responsible for, take the blame for, be accountable for, accept the responsibility for, be liable for, pay for, atone for, make amends for, take upon oneself, sponsor, do at one s own risk, take the rap for* …

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  • 15answer for — be responsible for , suffer the consequences for …

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  • 16answer for something — answer for (something) to admit responsibility for causing a problem or situation. He may not go to jail, but someday he is going to have to answer for what he did before God. If you mix art and politics critics get upset and you have to answer… …

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  • 17answer for somebody — ˈanswer for sb derived (usually in negative sentences) to say that sb else will do sth or have a particular opinion • I agree, but I can t answer for my colleagues. Main entry: ↑answerderived …

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  • 18answer for something —    If someone has to answer for something, they have to accept responsibility for their actions.     He will have to answer for his dishonesty …

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  • 19ˈanswer for sth — phrasal verb to be responsible for explaining something that you have done You have to answer for any problems that happen during the show.[/ex] …

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  • 20answer for something — …

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