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question in English:

1. query query


In reply to your query, we would like to inform you that the conference will take place on 25 October.
The query you entered is incorrect.
Mr Robertson will answer any query you may have
Any queries or issues regarding Mr Wiltshire should be directed to Charlie./I have a query, but it's not related to...
One might query whether it is correct to think of criminal justice as a system for resolving conflicts between “two sides”, when the state both sets the rules of criminal law and also forces everyone to obey them.
In the opening paragraphs I query the validity of so-called supply-side economic strategies.
To the query, "What is a friend?" his reply was "A single soul dwelling in two bodies."

2. enquiries



3. challenge


your biggest challenge
In order to continue to challenge new things, in order to meet new needs, we work day in day out in R&D.
One of the important differences between Japanese and Americans is that Japanese tend to choose a safe course in life, while Americans choose to explore and challenge life.
Thirdly, if you don't put in the effort and challenge difficult things, there is nothing in the world at which you will succeed.
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.
Building the first skyscrapers was an amazing challenge, but nowadays modern machines make it a bit easier.
To provide medical care for every citizen is a big challenge, even for developed countries.
This discovery challenges traditional beliefs.
If we responded to every fledgling challenger... who wants to make a name for themselves, it wouldn’ t be fair to us
I was bored with my job and felt I needed a new challenge.
The construction of Warsaw's second metro line was a big financial and technological challenge.
How about I challenge you to a question you might not know the answer to?
When I accepted this job, I was looking for a new challenge and ways to channel my creative ability.
the challenge for the twenty-first century is transport in space
I thought it would be boorish to challenge his identity without warning.

4. question


Do you really need to ask the question to know the answer?
Good question!
It is out of the question for you to go to New York this weekend.
How is that question germane to what we're discussing?
The government put the question to the people in a referendum.
When writing a sentence, generally you start with a capital letter and finish with a period (.), an exclamation mark (!), or a question mark (?).
That man asked me who I was, but I didn't think it was necessary to answer that question.
The question is not what education is for so much as how you go about it.
A little thought will tell you that the whole plan is out of the question.
Would you have asked me this question if I had been a man?
She looked puzzled at the abrupt question posed by a reporter.
If you question his sincerity, do not ask for his help.
I can't remember what question I asked him.
The first question we must raise is whether a cultural barrier existed between those groups.
question example

5. definition


Bodybuilding is his hobby so he has a very firm tight body with lots of muscle definition.
Can you give me the definition of "dictionary"?
The word 'excessive competition' is frequently used in Japanese industry, but there is not a precise definition of the practice.
It's difficult to give an objective definition of terrorism, as it is practically different in every country.
A dictatorship means, by definition, one center of power.
To give a definition of word is more difficult than to give an illustration of its usage.
Some of the photographs lack definition.
We need a clear definition of the concept of human rights.
To what extent do you agree or disagree with this definition of success?
The definition of 'family' has changed over the years.
I have a new definition for this word.
For, in reason, all government without the consent of the governed is the very definition of slavery: but in fact, eleven men well armed will certainly subdue one single man in his shirt.
Note that we work with a slight generalization of the original definition.
The project’s definition of a ‘good’ deed is quite open.
No definition of poetry is adequate unless it be poetry itself.

6. answer


answer example
I'll give you our answer after we go into your proposal in greater detail.
I must think over the matter before giving my answer.
The defense lawyer was confident that he would be able to answer the prosecutor's arguments in his rebuttal.
He didn't answer the phone, so I sent him an email.
Can anybody else answer?
I contacted them the other day, but I was not able to get an answer.
Tom's answer surprised me.
Answer in English.
He has been regarded as Japan's answer to Picasso.
I need to know your answer by Friday.
A girl opened the door in answer to my knock.
Next time I see you, please give me your answer.
He was so confused that his answer did not make any sense.
Please answer either by nodding or shaking your head.

7. call


Call the police!
Do you mind if I call on you sometime? "No, not at all."
Please give us a call now if you want to participate in the workshop!
Call us toll-free at 1-800-446-2581.
Call me once you've arrived.
Could you remind me to call my academic advisor at 9:00 p.m. tomorrow?
He never fails to call his mother on her birthday.
Environmental problems call for quick action.
At the best hotels, there is always someone at your beck and call.
He said he would give me a call, but he hasn't yet.
When I got the phone call telling me of my father's death, I was completely flustered.
Rather than putting off this meeting, why don't we just call it off?
I'd like to check out. Could you call the bellboy?
The fire brigade was on the scene within five minutes of receiving the call.
What number should I call in case of an emergency?