Usage examples for answering

  1. He had aged ten years since the beginning of the interview, and he had now no voice left to speak, and the doctor hardly any voice for answering – Honore de Balzac, His Life and Writings by Mary F. Sandars
  2. Certainly, sir; and I shall not insist upon your answering any question. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  3. Gyp got up and stood by the window a long time without answering – Beyond by John Galsworthy
  4. And with an answering amen!" – Hildegarde's Home by Laura E. Richards
  5. Up and to the office, where all the morning busy answering of people. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke