no tener respuesta

no tener respuesta
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to not receive an answer)
a. to not get a response
No tuve respuesta a ninguno de mis correos electrónicos.I didn't get a response to any of my emails.
b. to not get an answer
¿Cuál es exactamente su enfermedad? - He consultado a muchos médicos, pero aún no he tenido respuesta a esa pregunta.What exactly is your illness? - I've asked many doctors, but I haven't gotten an answer to that question just yet.
c. to not get a reply
¿Tuviste respuesta de la Universidad de Boston? - No, aún no.Did you get a reply from Boston University? - No, not yet.
2. (to not know how to answer)
a. to not have an answer
No tenía respuesta para la pregunta de Melina, así que me encogí de hombros.I didn't have an answer to Melina's question, so I just shrugged my shoulders.
b. to be stumped
No tenía respuesta para las embarazosas preguntas sobre sexo que me hacía mi sobrino.I was stumped by the awkward questions about sex my nephew was asking me.
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