say or make an answer, in speech or writing
give an answer in the form of an action; respond
sth said, written or done as a way of replying
"I waited several days for his answer"
"he wrote replies to several of his critics"
"he growled his reply"
"She didn't want to answer"
"answer the question"
"We answered that we would accept the invitation"
Cubellis answered the advertisement, sending his reply to a box number.
出自： D. Carnegie
I had no adequate reply to the question.
出自： J. Marquand
Her Majesty was..pleased to make reply.
Trinidad's reply to our total..was to make 392 for eight.
出自： G. Boycott
Milton replies to these..charges by a lengthy account.
出自： M. Pattison
I thought I would..reply to my father's letter.
出自： W. Styron
David Jones rose to reply for the guests.
I wrote,but she did not reply to my letter.
She replied to their angry question by calmly walking out of the room.
The enemy did not reply to our fire.
None of my letters have been replied to.
The girl replied only with a smile.
He did not know what to reply.
He did not know how to reply to my question.
He replied to her letter, but he did not answer her questions.
误 Please reply me as early as possible.
正 Please reply to me as early as possible.
误 They don't think the letter worth replying.
正 They don't think the letter worth replying to.
析 reply用作及物动词时,只接that从句作宾语,而不可直接接sb/sth 作宾语,须说reply to sb/sth。
误 I have replied to his letter for a week.
正 I replied to his letter a week ago.
正 It is a week since I replied to his letter.