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Answer on a Postcard

What Does "Answer on a Postcard" Mean?

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"Answer on a postcard" is an English idiom. It is used to suggest that an answer or solution to a problem is wanted or awaited, often humorously. originally referred to competitions where answers were mailed on postcards.

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "answer on a postcard" used in a sentence:
  • What's the best way to handle this situation? Answer on a postcard.
  • If anyone knows how to fix this, answer on a postcard, please!
  • Why did they make that decision? Answers on a postcard.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "Answer on a Postcard" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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