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I suppose I sort of understand the difference between "to answer " and " to reply".
But, I'm not sure about this one:
DO we answer a request or reply to a request?
Thanks a lot
You answer a question and reply to a question.
You respond to a request, grant a request or deny a request.
"Reply to a request" results in 65,900,000 hits on Google. "Answer a request" results in only 641,000 hits. However, "answer a request" is an example in the third section of the following, number 20, and is also covered in number 1.
answer - definition of answer by the Free Online Dictionary, Thesaurus and Encyclopedia.