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answer on a postcardTo give a brief answer or opinion.Rate it:

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answer forTo be held responsible for.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply to a question at a later time.Rate it:

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answer backTo reply impertinently; to talk back.Rate it:

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answer forTo guarantee.Rate it:

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answer backTo issue echo characters, protocol responses, reflexive connection requests, etc.Rate it:

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answer for!be held accountable FOR your sins!"'; 'to be responsible for the results, the outcome, the success or failure thereof!Rate it:

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take no for an answerTo accept a disappointing response.Rate it:

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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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if all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nailWith limited tools, single-minded people apply them inappropriately or indiscriminatelyIf a person is familiar with a certain, single subject/has with them a certain, single instrument, they may have a confirmation bias to believe that it is the answer to/involved in everything.Rate it:

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reckon forTo answer for; to pay the account for.Rate it:

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is the pope catholicThe answer to the question is, obviously, resoundingly affirmative.Rate it:

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pin downTo corner somebody in order to get a firm answer.Rate it:

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pick upTo answer a telephone. See pick up the phone.Rate it:

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does a bear defecate in the woods?The answer is clearly, without reservation, true and accurate.Rate it:

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does a bear shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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does macy's tell gimbel's(US, dated, colloquial, rhetorical question) A rhetorical question with the implied answer being that competitors do not share business secrets with one another.Rate it:

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does the Pope shit in the woodsRhetorical question in response to a question where the answer is an emphatic yes.Rate it:

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dummy upTo not answer questions.Rate it:

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fill in the blankTo answer or complete a fill in the blank.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the headTo identify something exactly; to arrive at exactly the right answer.Rate it:

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hit the nail on the head!To do something perfectly, to give a textbook answer to a question that shows you grasp the concept at hand.Rate it:

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meet withTo answer (something) with; to respond to (something) with.Rate it:

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mine arse on a bandboxAn answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.Rate it:

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not on your tintypeAn answer indicating outright rejection or denial; no way; absolutely not.Rate it:

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on the spotHaving to answer or decide without warning or preparation.Rate it:

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plead the fifthTo refuse to answer a question, or refuse to speak, especially when the response would reflect badly on the speaker.Rate it:

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sell a bargainA species of wit, much in vogue about the latter end of the reign of Queen Anne, and frequently alluded to by Dean Swift, who says the maids of honour often amused themselves with it. It consisted in the seller naming his or her hinder parts, in answer to the question, What? which the buyer was artfully led to ask. As a specimen, take the following instance: A lady would come into a room full of company, apparently frightened, crying out "It is white, and follows me!" As soon as someone responded "What?" she sold him the bargain, by saying "Mine arse".Rate it:

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stonewallTo refuse to answer or cooperate, especially in supplying information.Rate it:

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talk backTo reply impertinently; to answer in a cheeky manner.Rate it:

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to get one's wires crossedOne can get their wires crossed by asking the wrong question or making a confusing statement or by interpreting the answer incorrectly, or by receiving confusing answers to confusing statements.Rate it:

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yes and noAn answer in reply to a yes-no question, indicating there is no simple "yes" or "no" answerRate it:

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