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    which way is correct?

    My sincere respect for you or my sincere respect to you?

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    Re: which way is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by moreram View Post
    My sincere respect for you or my sincere respect to you?
    They could both be correct, given the right context.
    My sincere respect for you demands that I demonstrate my sincere respect to you.

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    Re: which way is correct?

    In other words, I feel respect for you, but I show or give my respect(s) to you. Would that be correct?

    For instance, a person admires other person's writing or great knwoledge of x subject matter or writing, and that person wants to show that he/she respects (admires) that other person's writing or knowledge: woud 'my most sincere respect to you' fit more appropriately given that context?

    Thank you so much for your prompt answer. Really appreciated it.

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    Re: which way is correct?

    Quote Originally Posted by moreram View Post
    In other words, I feel respect for you, but I show or give my respect(s) to you. Would that be correct?
    Yes, exactly.

    For instance, a person admires other person's writing or great knwoledge of x subject matter or writing, and that person wants to show that he/she respects (admires) that other person's writing or knowledge: woud 'my most sincere respect to you' fit more appropriately given that context?
    You could write that, but that doesn't mention their writing or say why you respect them. You can say:
    I have a great respect for your writing.
    I greatly respect your writing.
    I greatly respect you for your writing.
    I'd like to send my respects to you, and tell you how much I appreciate your writing.

    Thank you so much for your prompt answer. Really appreciated it.
    R.

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    Re: which way is correct?

    Raymott

    Thank you so much for your quick answer.

    Regards,

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