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field questions

To answer questions asked by a group of people. The coach is still fielding questions at his press conference. 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.
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Obi, who earlier adopted his witness statement on oath which he deposed to on April 26, as his evidence-in-chief, said this while fielding questions from INEC's lawyer, Yunus Usman (SAN), under cross-examination.
Donation Fielding questions led to Dumfriesshire MP David Mundell gifting PS200 to an Eskdale fundraising effort.
Ogboru expressed the confidence while fielding questions from newsmen after casting his vote at Abraka Ward 1, unit 8.
Saskia Chan as Leila's droll mate, Deniz, is the most likely breakout character, combining a life of dating women with working in the family shop and fielding questions from her mum about potential husbands.
While he doesn't expect a lot of board involvement during most of the meetings he attends, he does appreciate how involved Berkshire's vice chairman and director Charles Munger is at meetings, fielding questions and driving the company culture.
THE final few days of any campaign are always pretty hectic, but at one point last week when I was in Leith, I found myself simultaneously holding a baby, talking to a young woman's boyfriend on her mobile and fielding questions from journalists - all while on camera.
The Tardis-based hottie (right) was spotted cosying up to the Royal at a polo party - I'm guessing she was fielding questions about a sonic screw.
Dr Thomas will address students in each school through a detailed presentation and demonstrations, besides fielding questions from the students.
Mohammed Al-Hussain, Passports Department spokesman for Makkah Region, will be fielding questions on issues surrounding visit visas, business visas, "huroob" rules, sponsorship transfer, family visas, no-objection certificate requirements and iqama services.
Fielding questions from MPs, Jenkins told them that he had repeatedly raised concerns with the board and Diamond over the bank's culture, and that actions were needed rather than words.
In addition to fielding questions on Ask A Doc RI, there are sections on the website containing general information on all available contraceptive options and frequently asked questions about contraception, as well as contact information on local health centres for teens interested in making an appointment or meeting face to face with a provider.
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg was filling in for Mr Cameron, pictured, fielding questions in the Commons this afternoon.
Fielding questions will be Labour's Gisela Stuart, Deirdre Alden for the Tories, Roger Harmer for the Lib Dems and the Green Party's Phil Simpson.
Maehara is expected to spend busy days fielding questions at upcoming sessions of the Diet, which convened Monday, given that the ruling Democratic Party of Japan bans bureaucrats from responding to questions in parliamentary discussions.
But the support dwindled a bit last week, with Khan fielding questions about whether he'd overreacted and comments being made about celebs expecting VIP treatment everywhere.