Respond, answer, say something in reply, react, retort.
1. Are you good at it?
2. Do you even bother?
3. Does it depend who is asking and what they say?
Q. How bad do you feel when others DO NOT respond to you?
Last week my eldest son turned 9.**
Apparently, according to his teacher (from yesterdays parents evening) he listens well in class!
I pretty much know that he listens to me, but he chooses* to hardly ever respond!
A. Well its often irritating, it can be annoying and, sometimes frustrating, particularly when you have asked a question.