Check out example codes for "c# getting response content from post". It will help you in understanding the concepts better.

Code Example 1

async Task<string> GetResponseString(string text)
{
    var httpClient = new HttpClient();

    var parameters = new Dictionary<string, string>();
    parameters["text"] = text;

    var response = await httpClient.PostAsync(BaseUri, new FormUrlEncodedContent(parameters));
    var contents = await response.Content.ReadAsStringAsync();

    return contents;
}

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