to reply to a question
Past Participle form
Can you answer my question please?
I want to answer but I don't know what it is.
A: Do you answer questions in class?
B: Sometimes I do.
A: You should answer as many as you can.
I answered all the questions on the test.
The children answered most of the questions.
A: Did I have any phone calls today?
B: I answered a couple of phone calls.
A: Were they important?
B: Not really.
I was answering the questions but then the person hung-up the phone.
He's answering letters now.
A: Where's your sister?
B: She's at the police station, answering questions.
A: Is she alright?
B: Yes, she is. Thank you for asking.
Have you answered all the questions?
They've answered their critics.
A: Can you answer the phone?
B: I've answered it all day. Can you answer it for a bit.
A: Oh okay!