Translation for 'evasive answer' from English to Russian
уклончивый ответ {м}evasive answer
Partial Matches
ответить [сов.]to answer
ответ {м}answer
отвечать [несов.]to answer
подходить к телефону [несов.]to answer the phone
поднять трубку [сов.]to answer the phone
поднимать трубку
to answer the phone
подойти к телефону [сов.]to answer the phone
возражать кому-л. [несов.] [особ. в дерзком тоне]to answer sb. back
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Usage Examples English
  • Alexander gave an evasive answer, but in 1168 he rejected outright the same proposal from a second Byzantine embassy.
  • The All-Russian Monarchical Assembly held in 1921 offered her the "locum tenens" of the Russian throne but she declined with the evasive answer "Nobody saw Nicky killed" and therefore there was a chance her son was still alive.
  • Cortesi submitted Pius XII's mediation plan to Foreign Minister Józef Beck, but received "an evasive answer because the Poles do not favor mediation as a means of solving the Danzig problem".
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