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in reply to sth
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as an answer or reaction to something: »

He didn't really say anything in reply.

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In reply to a question about piracy, he said that there was over 90% piracy of software.

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  • reply — ▪ I. reply re‧ply 1 [rɪˈplaɪ] verb replied PTandPP [intransitive, transitive] to answer someone, in writing or in speech: reply that • Asked about the bank s operations, the chairman replied that the record speaks for itself. reply to… …   Financial and business terms

  • reply — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brief, monosyllabic (esp. BrE) ▪ blunt, curt, short, terse ▪ His reply was short and to the point …   Collocations dictionary

  • reply — re|ply1 W2S3 [rıˈplaı] v past tense and past participle replied present participle replying third person singular replies [Date: 1300 1400; : Old French; Origin: replier to fold again , from Latin replicare, from plicare to fold ] 1.) …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • in reply — (to sth) ► as an answer or reaction to something: »He didn t really say anything in reply. »In reply to a question about piracy, he said that there was over 90% piracy of software. Main Entry: ↑reply …   Financial and business terms

  • answer — an|swer1 W1S1 [ˈa:nsə US ˈænsər] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(reply)¦ 2¦(test/competition etc)¦ 3¦(invitation/letter etc)¦ 4¦(problem)¦ 5¦(on the phone)¦ 6¦(at the door)¦ 7 have/know all the answers 8 somebody s answer to something ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [: Old English; …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • answer — 1 noun 1 REPLY (C, U) something you say when you reply to a question that someone has asked you: I asked Janine what she thought, but I m still waiting for her answer. | give (sb) an answer: You don t have to give them an answer straight away. |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • back — back1 W1S1 [bæk] adv ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(return to place)¦ 2¦(as before)¦ 3¦(previous place)¦ 4¦(backwards)¦ 5¦(reply/reaction)¦ 6¦(return something to somebody)¦ 7¦(in the past)¦ 8¦(again)¦ 9 sit/lie/lean back 10¦(away)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • return — re|turn1 W1S2 [rıˈtə:n US ə:rn] v ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(go back)¦ 2¦(give back)¦ 3¦(feeling/situation)¦ 4¦(do the same)¦ 5¦(answer)¦ 6¦(ball)¦ 7¦(elect)¦ 8 return a verdict 9¦(profit)¦ Phrasal verbs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • come — 1 /kVm/ verb past tense came past participle come MOVE 1 (I) a word meaning to move towards someone, or to visit or arrive at a place, used when the person speaking or the person listening is in that place: Come a little closer. | Sarah s coming… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • write — W1S1 [raıt] v past tense wrote [rəut US rout] past participle written [ˈrıtn] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(book/article/poem etc)¦ 2¦(letter)¦ 3¦(form words)¦ 4¦(state something)¦ 5¦(music/song)¦ 6¦(computer program)¦ 7¦(a computer records something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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