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admire (one) for

To form a positive opinion of someone for a particular quality or attribute. George admired Jenna for her ability to remain calm in stressful situations. I admire Mother Teresa for her unwavering devotion to the poor.
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admire someone for something

to have a positive feeling toward someone because of something. I really admire you for your courage.
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I admire one for the way he hides the essence of his films subtly beneath the images and the other for the power of his images to transcend the raw brutality he endows them with.