pay respect

pay someone respect

to honor someone; to have and show respect for someone. You really should pay your boss more respect. We have to pay our parents a lot of respect.
See also: pay, respect
References in classic literature ?
Nay, Sancho, my friend," said Don Quixote, "it would not have been right in me to do that, for we are all bound to pay respect to the aged, even though they be not knights, but especially to those who are, and who are enchanted; I only know I gave him as good as he brought in the many other questions and answers we exchanged.
International Transgender Day of Remembrance is an annual event to pay respect to people who have been victims of anti-transgender hatred or prejudice.
Special prayers were held for the victims and people came pouring in with their families to pay respects in the special gatherings held to pay respect to the victims besides to mourn the tragedy.
According to a press release issued here Tuesday, the purpose of organizing the events was to pay respect to the departed souls, share the grief and sorrow with their bereaved families, and most important, to create awareness in the masses to address disaster issues besides infusing human values.
Manama, Aug 27 (BNA) -- His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa received, today at Al-Safriya Palace, a number of Al-Musalam family members to pay respect and appreciation.
envoy Roos 'to pay respect to all victims' at Nagasaki ceremony
However, their shared obligation is to pay respect to the past, focus on the current problems and manage the future of the country.
Wigan boss Roberto Martinez said: "If there is a team in the league that does not pay respect to Swansea, they will get hurt.
This is followed on November 2 by All Souls Day, an opportunity to pay respect to, and remember, the souls of all friends and loved ones who have died and gone to heaven.
The township would be named Jyoti Basu Nagar, and a statue of the veteran leader will soon be installed to pay respect to the great leader.
This ceremony, which is open to the public, provides an opportunity for all Americans to pause and pay respect to our Nation's great symbol, Old Glory
Prosecuting, Timothy Mousley said: "Mr Millward had been beaten and stamped on and kicked to death" After Mr Millward's death in May 2009, residents lined the streets to pay respect.
Remembrance Day is a time to pay respect, not to make snide comments.
Samaha's fans sang along with her songs and some even waved Lebanese flags while dancing to the music, to pay respect to their beloved Lebanese star.
Celtic officials were keen to tell me a lot of buses stopped on the way back from Manchester wanting to pay respect to Tommy at Celtic Park.