Spanish Word for answer+  

English Word: answer (n)

Spanish Word: respuesta, contestación
The Spanish Word for answer (n)
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Translated sentences containing 'answer'
Don't answer me with a saying.
No me contestes con un dicho.
Maria wants for me to think the answer.
María quiere que yo piense la respuesta.
...and not answer any questions or make any statements.
...y no responder preguntas ni hacer declaraciones.
Please, hold on, I'm writing down your answer and it will take me a few seconds.
No se retire por favor, estoy anotando su respuesta y me llevará unos segundos.
We were sent a letter: let’s answer it. I don't think it's too difficult to do.
Nos fue enviada una carta: respondámosla. No creo que sea demasiado difícil de hacer.
Juan, write the answer on the blackboard.
Juan, escribe la respuesta en la pizarra.
Write the answer on the blackboard. (you - formal)
Escriba usted en la pizarra la respuesta.
Everybody is asking for something desperately and nobody ever finds the answer.
Todo el mundo pide algo desesperadamente y nadie encuentra nunca la respuesta.
María couldn't answer because she didn't know that the teacher wanted.
María no podía contestar porque no sabía que quería el profesor.
Did you answer the question?
¿Contestaste la pregunta?
I will answer the call and investigate the disturbances.
Responderé a la llamada e investigaré los disturbios.
I will answer the call and investigate the disturbances.
Responderé a la llamada e investigaré los disturbios.
Why don't you answer mine?
¿Por qué no contestas a la mía?
to answer the telephone
contestar por teléfono
She doesn't like to answer the phone.
A ella no le gusta contestar el teléfono.
Do you know the answer? Yes, I know it
¿Sabes tú la respuesta? Sí, yo la sé.
What are your symptoms?
¿Cuáles son los síntomas?
I ask for the answer.
Yo pido la respuesta.
He was wanting you to answer.
Quería que le contestaras.
We had to answer the branch office that the merchandise would be sent a week later.
Tuvimos que contestarle a la sucursal que la mercancía saldría una semana después.

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