Phrasal Verb: Answer for

Answer for

Meaning: Be held responsible for a problem

Example: The government should be made to ANSWER FOR their failure to sort out the problem.

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Answer for

Meaning: Speak on behalf of someone or from knowing them

Example: I can ANSWER FOR my partner because I know her position on this issue.

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