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    Answer or answers.

    Which one should I say ?
    1. I have an answer of your every question.
    2. I have the answer of your every question.
    3. I have answers of your every question.

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    Re: Answer or answers.

    They are all incorrect. Say 'I have answers to/for all your questions'.
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    Re: Answer or answers.

    I have an answer to your question.
    I have an answer to your questions.
    Can I say these way too ?

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    Re: Answer or answers.

    Quote Originally Posted by arjitsharma View Post
    I have an answer to your question.
    I have an answer to your questions.
    Can I say these way too ?
    'I have answers to your questions.'
    “Every miserable fool who has nothing at all of which he can be proud, adopts as a last resource pride in the nation to which he belongs; he is ready and happy to defend all its faults and follies tooth and nail, thus reimbursing himself for his own inferiority.”

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    Re: Answer or answers.

    Both statements are correct.

    The second statement assumes the "questions" could be all be dealt with with a single answer.

    For example consider this dialog:

    "Can we go to school today?"
    "How can we get to school when the car is broken?"
    Faced with a barrage of questions from his children, the parent said, "Stop! I have an answer to your questions! Yes, you are going to school today. I am calling the taxi now."

    The single answer was "yes" and then he gave an explanation.
    Last edited by Lynxear; 29-Jul-2017 at 00:22.
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    Re: Answer or answers.

    I would like to know why "the" is added before "parent said" and "taxi"?
    I asked this in another thread and thay said I could not add "the" unless it is specific. Here in your sentences it seems like "the" is added before "parent said" and "taxi" in general.

    Please make me understand it.

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