In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(esteem)respeto masculinoshe earned the respect of her students — se ganó el respeto de sus alumnos
- she lost our respect when … — le perdimos el respeto cuando …
- she should show him some respect — debería tenerle más respeto
- he is held in respect by all his colleagues — todos sus colegas lo respetan
- to command respect — infundir / imponer respeto
- I have nothing but the deepest love and respect for these individuals.
- I have a profound sense of respect for the inherent qualities of these images and work outward from there.
- Every party expressed its deep respect for her abilities as shown in that position.
- In other words, he combined a thorough musical literacy with a deep appreciation and respect for ethnic music.
- The team he inherited had little respect for his achievements as a manager, but he sensed their indifference and weeded out the dissidents with minimal fuss.
- Anyone who has ever been down a pit returns to the surface with deep respect for those who make a career of mining.
- I have nothing but admiration and respect for you - on several counts.
- She has deep respect for raw artistic talent and admits there is probably a frustrated artist in her trying to get out.
- The premier had ‘great admiration and respect for the work he had done over the last decade,’ he said.
- While all agree he is tough and prone to losing his temper, there is almost universal respect for his abilities as a soldier.
- An outstanding scientist, he commanded great respect for both his abilities and also for his exceptional personal qualities.
- Develop player and team respect for the ability of opponents, as well as for the judgement of referees and opposing coaches.
- In 1902 he met d' Indy, who became his teacher and shared his deep respect for folk music.
- I realise I can't be one of them myself, but knowing that simply fills me with an even deeper level of respect for what they do.
- My poetry teacher, who I have a huge amount of admiration and respect for, came with her son and daughter.
- The town has great affection for him and great respect for his golfing abilities.
- I have found a new admiration and respect for what she has achieved.
- I have great admiration and respect for these people, their unselfish act to understand and help people is above and beyond the call of duty.
- People were simply showing their deep respect, their real admiration and their love for one they felt had touched their lives.
- She, meanwhile, develops deep respect for the old man.
1.2(consideration)consideración femeninorespeto masculinoout of respect for her feelings — por consideración / respeto hacia sus sentimientos
- she has no respect for his wishes — no tiene para nada en cuenta sus deseos
- It also reflected a respect for standards and for the public with whom staff were in contact and it reinforced morale.
- As time passes, a grudging mutual respect develops.
- Mutual respect was shown in many ways, especially in the conduct of boys toward one another.
- I've known him and worked with him over the years and have a great respect for him.
- You can see a great respect for his subject in this picture.
- You cannot learn anything if you do not pay due respect to your elders.
- For all his occasional zaniness and bad positions on various issues, I've got a certain respect for him.
- Rugby League has not only preserved its identity, it is safeguarded by a genuine respect for its fans, rival teams, and even officials.
- When people talk of the declining respect for elders, they're probably right.
- A few years back charities and voluntary organisations had a mutual respect for one another's services and duplication did not happen.
- I think that, when you work with somebody of that caliber there's just an immediate respect for him and his process.
- While both men are tenacious political strategists, they clearly have a healthy respect for one another.
- With so many people here involved in the fishery, they tend to have a great respect for the terns, and for nature in general.
- However, the Irish Seal Sanctuary said many local fishermen shared a respect for wildlife and nature.
- Perhaps a section of his constituency-to-be may even, on inspecting the images, develop a new respect for him.
- According to Confucianism, one of the most important values is respect for elders.
- Lebanese children grow up with deep respect for their parents.
- James, 17, says boarding has allowed him to develop a close relationship and a respect for his teachers that he would not have had as a day pupil.
- The solution to this mutation of complex growth is to go back to basics, to the old virtues we know, the respect for individual countries and their mores and manners.
- The nature of the conversation and the respect for elders reflects Chinese customs, particularly that of the young coming to the wise for advice.
1.3respects pluralrespetos masculinogive my respects to your parents — saluda / dales saludos a tus padres de mi parte
2(way, aspect)sentido masculinorespecto masculinoin some/many respects — en algún sentido/en muchos sentidos / respectos
- in all respects, in every respect — desde todo punto de vista
- in this respect — en lo que a esto se refiere
1(hold in esteem)(ability/achievement/person) respetarI respect him as a writer — lo respeto como escritor
- They may not represent anyone in particular, but they are widely respected for their achievements.
- You are a universally admired and respected musician and songwriter.
- If you take time to be polite and speak in Spanish, everyone respects you.
- They also frequently find that they are not respected for their intellectual abilities.
- I highly admire and respect him for what he does and he highly respects me for what I do.
- A most well liked and respected person, Marian's passing is deeply regretted by many.
- When the manager respects you for your ability and wants you in the team, your confidence rises and you want to repay him.
- We should value and respect people who give of their time.
- He was deeply respected and had a wide circle of friends who regarded him with fond affection.
- He was respected and admired by all the people, yet he still managed to be one of them.
- People respected her honesty and forthright manner, qualities which endeared her to all.
- First of all, I'd like to tell him I admire and respect him as one of the very unique talents in television.
- Everyone respects a person who faces harsh realities and is prepared to make sacrifices.
- I respect them and their abilities, they respect me and mine, and we all go home happy.
- I admire and respect you for achieving all that you have over the years.
- It is easy to admire and respect courage of this kind.
- I respect you greatly and very much admire what you have achieved in so many places.
- She exudes life and fun; you can't help but admire and respect her.
- I admire and respect the wisdom, experience and discipline of old coaches.
- You actually only have one book, but it's a really important book, and everyone respects you tremendously.
2(have consideration for)(wishes/feelings) respetar(wishes/feelings) tener en cuenta
- The trustees can be expected to respect these wishes once there is no family or appropriate person to whom the money should be paid.
- He still has a long way to go in his recovery and his family have asked that his privacy continue to be respected.
- Although we now know better, it's a nice story - asking us to respect and nurture the environment.
- Footpaths provide a safe environment for pedestrians and should be respected by all.
- People with dementia might have capacity to make this particular decision, and their views should be respected.
- So if Polly wants Phil to remain her friend she needs to respect his feelings.
- They should be given the respect that such a title signifies, but they also have to respect your feelings and fears as well.
- In such cases, the bride's parents' wishes are often highly respected by the other family.
- If the arrested British citizen does not want any consular services, this wish will be respected.
- Every pupil has the right to have his dignity respected, the regulations state.
- The family said they now hoped the media would respect their wish for privacy to be left alone to grieve.
- So surely that gives you the right to expect them to respect your feelings.
- And I hope you'll respect my wishes, and stop reading this site, and let us go our separate ways.
- His wish has been respected and his remains have been conveyed back to the land of his birth.
- It was no doubt helpful that he grew in a household with other users, in circumstances in which quiet was respected and desirable.
- I give you my assurance that your wishes will be respected.
- Such a concept of respecting the elders was also strongly promoted by ancient philosophers.
- Both generations should respect each other's views and be accommodating.
- Responsible smokers will respect he wishes of others.
- What I do want is for the lake and its environs to be respected, preserved, protected and enhanced for future generations.
- We regard ourselves as a compassionate, tolerant society that respects the rights of others.
- They expressed the hope that the flowers will continue to be respected.
- It is right that the culture and environment should be so respected.
- The hospital refused to disclose the identity of the donor, saying the wishes of the child's family had to be respected.
- Likewise, please respect my wish for anonymity as I will respect yours, if that is what you desire.
- Is there an interference with the right to respect for private life in this case?
3(obey)(authority/law/rule) respetar(law/authority/rule) acatar
- The law has to be respected and the electoral process has to be honoured, even if an external agency acts as honest broker.
- English courts generally respect the legal form the parties impose on a transaction and do not recharacterize it in another way.
- And the law should respect such a stipulation in commercial negotiations.
- If the Commission wins, the Court will merely declare that the member state has failed to respect the particular legal obligation.
- He gave Quebec six months to start changing its forestry laws to respect the 25-year-old agreement.
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