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    emotional answer

    Could tell me what does the "emotional answer" means?
    eg. She gave an emotional answer not based on proofs.

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    Re: emotional answer

    If my wife tells me I spend too much money, I might say "No I don't. Here is my income, and here are my expenditures." That's a rational answer. Or I might say something like "You always criticize me for no good reason." That's an emotional answer.

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    Re: emotional answer

    Quote Originally Posted by skeips View Post
    Could you tell me what does the "emotional answer" means means?
    eg. She gave an emotional answer not based on proofs proof.
    Note that "proof" is almost always uncountable.

    Note my amendments to your question construction. It's important to learn the right construction especially if you plan to ask lots of questions about meanings of words and phrases.

    What does "xxxx" mean?
    Could/can you tell me what "xxx" means?

    Note that "does" leads to "mean" at the end of the sentence, whereas the second version has "means" at the end.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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