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    What is the difference between answer and answer to ?

    These are important questions, and we want answers to them.

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    These are important questions, and we want answers them.

    Answer me !

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    Answer to me !

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    Quote Originally Posted by ketcapov View Post
    What is the difference between answer and answer to ?

    These are important questions, and we want answers to them.

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    These are important questions, and we want answers them.

    Answer me !

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    Answer to me !
    In your first set, the correct phrase is "answers to them".

    In your second set, the correct sentence is "Answer me!" It is an imperative sentence.

    "Answer to me" means "be accountable to me", and that would be an unlikely imperative sentence.

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    Phipps answers to me and me alone.

    What about that ?

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    Phipps answers to me and me alone.

    What about that ?
    That's fine. It is a completely different sentence.

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