I asked him if he was going but I didn't hear his answer.
Please give me your answer by next week.
Please, give me [an] answer. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; Polish)
Did you get the answer to Question 6?
I got eight correct answers and two wrong ones in last week's exam.
We had to fill [in] our question[naire]s and discuss the answers in our class. (Preliminary English Test; B1; German)
I've just rung him but there was no answer.
I called her, but there was no answer. (Preliminary English Test; B1; Spanish)
It's a difficult situation and I don't know what the answer is.
So what's the answer to the problem?
There's no easy answer to the problem.
Should wild animals be kept in cages, and denied their freedom so that we can have the pleasure of watching them [in] zoos? Well, there's no simple answer to that question. (First Certificate in English; B2; Swedish)
You haven't answered my question.
I wrote asking whether he'd be coming to the party but he hasn't answered yet.
She answered that she wouldn't be able to come before nine o'clock.
My teacher give[s] m[e] questions and I have to answer. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; Pashto)
I couldn't answer the last three questions.
That was to be my first interview, and I had never before answered a test of personality so I felt insecure. (First Certificate in English; B2; Catalan)
Could someone answer the phone?
Someone's at the door - would you answer it, please?
I phone you, but you don't answer! (Key English Test; A2; Catalan)