responder a

responder a
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to reply to a question)
a. to answer
Era la mejor estudiante de la clase y siempre respondía a las preguntas del profesor correctamente.She was the best student in the class and always answered the teacher's questions correctly.
2. (to be called)
a. to go by the name of
En un momento de su carrera, el artista anteriormente conocido como Prince respondió al nombre de un símbolo impronunciable.At one point in his career, the artist formerly known as Prince went by the name of an unpronounceable symbol.
b. to answer to
Mi perro responde al nombre de Max.My dog answers to the name of Max.
3. (to answer correspondence)
a. to reply to
El cliente aún no ha respondido a mi correo electrónico.The client still hasn't replied to my email.
b. to answer
Tengo que responder a la invitación que recibí de la boda de Angelina.I need to answer the invitation I received to Angelina's wedding.
4. (to answer to critics or petitions)
a. to respond to
El presentador de televisión respondió a las acusaciones de acoso sexual diciendo que eran rotundamente falsas.The TV host responded to allegations of sexual harassment by saying they were outright false.
b. to answer
No sé cuándo la universidad va a responder a la solicitud de beca.I don't know when the university will answer my scholarship application.
5. (to correspond to)
a. in keep with
Las renovaciones a la fachada del edificio responden al diseño original de art decó.The renovations to the building's facade are in keep with the original art deco design.
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