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skeips

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

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