pay homage to

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: to honor
Her paintings pay homage to women artists of the past.

Examples of pay homage to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Visitors shuffle off their shoes to pay homage to his memory in his room, furnished with little more than a mat, pillow, and writing desk. Maya Jasanoff, The New Yorker, 19 June 2024 In his second outing, Little Marvin seamlessly intertwines family history, procedural elements, and the seeds of both horror and crime thrillers to pay homage to genre favorites — all while creating something riveting and refreshing. Proma Khosla, IndieWire, 13 June 2024 Audience members, all dressed to impress, were ascending stairs to the stage to pay homage to a performing drag queen with a dramatic beso on each cheek and a fistful of pesos folded into fake cleavage. David Dodge, Travel + Leisure, 11 June 2024 The brand has released its latest collection with an array of pieces to pay homage to his life and legacy. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 23 May 2024 Don’t forget to pay homage to the iconic ancient ruins, including the Mayan site known as Coba. Nina Kahn, Travel + Leisure, 21 May 2024 Gosling got to pay homage to one of film's greatest action stars—and his old co-star on Blade Runner 2049—Harrison Ford. Eliana Dockterman, TIME, 3 May 2024 The fashions—styled by Ronnie Hart, who often dresses the star for her videos—all pay homage to the signatures of summer style. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 12 Apr. 2024 Finally, in the new museum's Time Travel gallery, an Easter egg will pay homage to the museum's famous exhibit that depicts a T.Rex eating a triceratops. Amy Schwabe, Journal Sentinel, 25 Mar. 2024

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“Pay homage to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pay%20homage%20to. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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