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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Respect’. Over 50 Sentences


Respect — US. [rɪˈspekt], UK. [rɪˈspekt]

Main meanings:

  1. A feeling of admiration and esteem for someone or something based on their qualities, achievements, or position.
  2. Consideration and regard for the feelings, rights, or opinions of others.
  3. A courteous or polite expression of esteem or regard.


10 simple sentences:

  • We should respect our elders.
  • He earned respect through hard work.
  • Respect others’ opinions and ideas.
  • The teacher commands respect in class.
  • She treated everyone with respect.
  • Respect is crucial in teamwork.
  • Show respect for different cultures.
  • The coach demands respect from players.
  • Speak to each other with respect.
  • Does he show respect to everyone?


The sentences from movies:

Respect this, sound man. – Anaconda (1997)

You make good fight, earn respect.The Karate Kid (1984)

I have the highest respect for them. – Pride and Prejudice (2005)

And you will pay me my respect.The Gentlemen (2020)

Most of all, it takes respect.Airplane! (1980)

Always had a tremendous respect for your work. – The Meg (2018)

Our father earned our respect.The Machine (2023)

You gotta respect them. – Closer (2004)

Boxing is about respect.Million Dollar Baby (2004)

I respect the free press. – All the President’s Men (1976)

Give the man a little respect.Rocky Balboa (2006)

She won’t respect him. – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

I respect that. – The Nice Guys (2016)

Shaw’s got respect.JFK (1991)

We can certainly respect your position. – Lassie (1994)

I respect you. – You, Me and Dupree (2006)

I gotta respect that. – The 40 Year Old Virgin (2005)

Show them respect.The Jungle Book (2016)

No respect for ocean life. – Finding Dory (2016)

Respect that. – The Equalizer 2 (2018)

A man’s wife will respect him. – A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014)

You win battles, you get respect.8 Mile (2002)

Have you no respect for the dead? – The Mummy (1999)

Respect and honor. – 300 (2006)

I come with great respect for your husband. – Selma (2014)

I want respect, and I want it now! – Matilda (1996)

Have some respect for yourself. – Back to the Future I (1985)

That’s enough, show my parents some respect.The Lobster (2015)

It commands respect.Rain Man (1988)

I had a lot of respect for Leiter. – No Time to Die (2021)

Due respect, he’s an order-taker. – Glengarry Glen Ross (1992)

Friends are, like, very deserving of respect.Mean Girls (2024)

I don’t want no bird’s respect.Alfie (1966)

I respect you but my clock tickin’. – Creed III (2023)

And I respect them for those qualities. – The Bridges of Madison County (1995)

And I respect that. – The Hangover (2009)

Show a little respect.Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)

You don’t respect what I feel. – Misfits (1961)

That’s what I respect that man for. – This Is England (2006)

Very little respect for the press around here. – His Girl Friday (1940)

I deeply respect you as a human being. – Dr. Strangelove (1964)

Show some respect.The Avengers (2012)

And they’ll respect that. – Oppenheimer (2023)

I want a little respect.Fatal Attraction (1987)

You respect me. – Barbie (2023)

With all due respect, sir. – Serpico (1973)

And have some respect, zipperhead. – Gran Torino (2008)

From now on, we’ll all respect the rules. – Babe (1995)

Why don’t you show some respect, mutie? – Logan (2017)

You command respect.Jurassic World Dominion (2022)

It’s like you don’t respect authority. – The Descendants (2011)

This is the greatest show of respect.Elemental (2023)

Show some respect!Brave (2012)

In what respect?The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)

I like that, I respect that, Shrek. – Shrek (2001)