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I've got a question about how to use answer in a sentence.

I'm not sure which one of the sentences below is more correct.

1) She answers to my question. 2) She answers my question.

1) Will you answer my question? 2) Will you answer to my question?

I'll be very thankful for your help :-) Thank you!

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  • You answer (verb) a question. You give an answer (noun) to a question. – Kate Bunting Feb 8 at 9:00
  • Both are grammatical but they mean quite different things. What is the intent of sentence? (As a generalisation, English usage questions should spell out what the sentence was supposed to accomplish. English Language Learners handles questions about the more basic mechanics of the language.) – Lawrence Feb 8 at 18:53
  • Thank you for your comments! Now, I can undertand how to use answer more naturally :) – Jina Chae Feb 9 at 9:05

Correct: She answers my question. Will you answer my question? ("answer" as verb) She gives me an answer to my question. Will you give me the answer to my question? ("answer" as noun)

In this case, using "answer" as a verb is more concise and conveys the same meaning.

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