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I want you to answer one simple question.
“I don’t know,” she answered truthfully.
I’m still waiting for you to answer.
What’s the matter? Answer me!
I could only answer that I’d seen them leaving together.
I knocked and a young man answered the door.
The phone rang and rang but she couldn’t bring herself to answer it.
Answer one question from each section.
Not everyone answered correctly.
How would you answer charges that your company puts profit before safety?
The president made no attempt to answer their criticisms.
Their request for help was answered by the Red Cross.
The development was built to answer a need for low-cost housing.
When they saw the plane, they knew their prayers had been answered.
He answered her look with a smile.
The attack was answered by an immediate military crackdown.
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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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