answer for (someone)

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Definition of answer for (someone)

: to say what someone else thinks : to give the opinion of (someone else) I like the proposal myself, but I can't answer for my boss.

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“Answer for (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/answer%20for%20%28someone%29. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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