answer for Rate this phrase:(5.00 / 5 votes)
To be held responsible for.

The mayor has a lot to answer for.

Additional definitions for 'answer for':

answer forTo guarantee.
See them all »


Find a translation for the answer for phrase in other languages:

Select another language:

Nearby phrases

Some more phrases from our dictionary similiar to answer for

Discuss this answer for phrase with the community:


Use the citation below to add this answer for definition to your bibliography:


"answer for." STANDS4 LLC, 2018. Web. 13 Dec. 2018. <>.

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.