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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Ma’am’. Over 50 Sentences


Ma’am — US. [mam], UK. [mɑːm]

Main meanings:

  1. A polite and respectful form of address for a woman, especially used in formal or professional contexts.
  2. A term of respect or courtesy when addressing a woman, often used in the military or other hierarchical settings.


10 simple sentences:

  • Thank you, ma’am.
  • Yes, ma’am, I understand.
  • Ma’am, may I help you?
  • No, ma’am, I haven’t seen it.
  • Excuse me, ma’am, it’s closed.
  • Ma’am, your order is ready.
  • Ma’am, the store is open.
  • Please, ma’am, take a seat.
  • Ma’am, the menu is on the table.
  • Can I assist you, ma’am?


The sentences from movies:

Oh, no, ma’am.The Big Lebowski (1998)

Good night, ma’am.Nowhere to Run (1993)

You look like a princess, ma’am.The Greatest Showman (2017)

Yes, ma’am.American Sniper (2014)

I didn’t expect you would, ma’am.The Amazing Spider-Man (2012)

It’s an honour, ma’am.Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Go back home, ma’am.Life Is Beautiful (1997)

Delighted to meet you, ma’am.King Kong (2005)

We’re under attack, ma’am.The Batman (2022)

Of course, ma’am.The Nun 2 (2023)

It’s very good, ma’am.The Last American Virgin (1982)

Ma’am, you need to go. – Dont Look Up (2021)

Ma’am, the party’s outside. – The Machine (2023)

Still me, ma’am.Frozen (2013)

Ma’am, could I get the cheque, please? – High Fidelity (2000)

Sorry, ma’am.Kung Fu Panda 2 (2011)

Thank you, ma’am.From Hell (2001)

We appreciate it, ma’am.The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

Excuse me, ma’am.Kick Ass (2010)

It’s the police, ma’am.Joker (2019)

He’s in shock, ma’am.The Butterfly Effect (2004)

Merry Christmas, ma’am.L.A. Confidential (1997)

Do your best, ma’am.A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

Welcome, ma’am.Suicide Squad (2016)

The best I’ve seen, ma’am.Titanic (1997)

What age are your children, ma’am?There Will Be Blood (2007)

No, ma’am, not spelt the same at all. – The Green Mile (1999)

Drop the bat, ma’am.Transformers (2007)

Where do you think you’re going, ma’am?Babylon (2022)

No, ma’am.Blade Runner (1982)

Let me down, ma’am.Men In Black II (2002)

A little, ma’am, and very poorly. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

Morning, ma’am.Love Actually (2003)

Well, trust me, ma’am.The Boss Baby (2017)

Ma’am, if there was anything– Do it. – Home Alone (1990)

No, ma’am, I know what beer leads to. – No Country For Old Men (2007)

I’m sorry, ma’am.One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)

The gentleman did, ma’am.Pretty Woman (1990)

You’re welcome, ma’am.The English Patient (1996)

Good evening, ma’am.Out of Africa (1985)

Good afternoon, ma’am.Lady and the Tramp (1955)

You don’t think I’m crazy, do you, ma’am?The Searchers (1956)

It’s okay, ma’am.The Beekeeper (2024)

Hey, Ma’am.Finding Nemo (2003)

It’s for your protection, ma’am.The Mauritanian (2021)

Discreetly of course, ma’am.The Hangover (2009)

Ma’am, your daughter’s kindness changed my life. – The Grinch (2018)

No, ma’am, I tried. – The Fifth Element (1997)

I can, ma’am.12 Years a Slave (2013)

Ma’am, we’re at bingo. – Avatar: The Way of Water (2022)