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field questions

To answer questions asked by a group of people. The CEO indicated that he would be available to field questions from the press after the company's presentation. When I go home for Thanksgiving, I'll definitely have to field questions from my family about my love life, ugh.
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field questions

 and field a question
to answer a series of questions, especially from reporters. After her speech, Jane fielded questions from reporters. The president's press agents field questions from the newspaper.
See also: field, question
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