be held in high esteem

be held in high esteem

To be regarded with a large amount of respect or admiration. I'll go see if I can persuade the committee, for I am held in high esteem among them. Mr. Ross has always been held in high esteem for all his charity work.
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Because the profession of music education should be held in high esteem by our society, I wholeheartedly support MTNA's programs for teacher education and public recognition," she says.
Your actions in the coming year will assure that CPAs continue to be held in high esteem.