In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(consideración, deferencia)respectsiempre me trató con respeto — he always treated me respectfully / with respect
- los alumnos no le tienen ningún respeto — her pupils have no respect for her
- una mujer que me merece mucho respeto — a woman for whom I have the highest regard / respect
- no guarda el debido respeto a sus padres — she does not show due respect to her parents
- por respeto a sus años, no dije nada — out of consideration / respect for his age, I said nothing
- se ha ganado el respeto de todos — she has won / gained everyone's respect
- ¡oiga! ¡un respeto! / ¡más respeto! — hey! don't be so rude! / have a little more respect, please!
- no consentiré que le faltes al / (Southern Cone) el respeto — I will not allow you to be rude / disrespectful to him
- el respeto a los derechos humanos — respect / regard for human rights
- el respeto a la Constitución — respect for / observance of the Constitution
- campar por sus respetos — to do as one pleases
2(miedo)su presencia impone respeto — her presence always commands (a feeling of) respect
- les tengo mucho respeto a los perros — I have a great deal of respect for dogs
3respetos masculine pluralrespectslos delegados presentaron sus respetos al presidente — the delegates paid their respects to the chairman formal
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