answer to (someone)

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Definition of answer to (someone)

: to be required to explain one's actions to (someone) He has to answer to a tough boss.

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“Answer to (someone).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/answer%20to%20%28someone%29. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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