pay (one's) last respects

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pay (one's) last respects

To show or express one's respect for someone who has died, especially by attending his or her funeral, wake, memorial service, etc. Anyone who wishes to pay their last respects to my husband is welcome to do so at the viewing this Saturday, from 10 AM to 4 PM.
See also: last, pay, respect
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Nagpur, Sep 16 ( ANI ): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Nitin Gadkari, who paid his last respects to K.
A GRIEVING dad yesterday paid his last respects to the son he saw die on a Norwegian mountain plateau.
With his head bowed in grief, sad Nicky paid his last respects at his grandfather's removal on Friday night.