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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

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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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Estrellita Cordero fields questions from journalists after she petitioned the Provincial Board of Canvassers in Abra to lower the threshold percentage for the proclamation of the winning candidates.
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Gordon Brown looks pensive as he fields questions at a press conference during a meeting of the International Monetary Fund, which he chaired, in Dubai at the weekend.
The site fields questions regarding tax, personal financial planning and small business.
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Mills fields questions from audience members following each performance, and they are encouraged to submit questions, and opinions by email.
Election lawyer Romy Macalintal addresses and fields questions from the crowd in Quiapo, Manila on Monday.
Yorkshireman McClaren, now boss of Dutch side FC Twente - who play Arsenal in the Champions League tonight - fields questions from a Dutch presenter, who is speaking perfect English.
Yorkshireman McClaren, boss of Dutch side FC Twente - who play Arsenal in the Champions League tonight - fields questions from a Dutch presenter, who is speaking perfect English.