Examples of respective in a Sentence
it was late when the concert let out, so we all went our respective ways
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Claire is devastated and Jamie tries to console her, which gives us a hint at the gap that exists between their respective world views.
Both teams’ quarterbacks led the offensive charge for their respective teams.
Just this past season, all three led their respective teams —the Washington Nationals, the New York Yankees, and the Boston Red Sox—to 90 or more wins and a spot in the playoffs.
Russia, which wants the Syrian government to reclaim all of its territory, and the United States, which wants to counter Iranian influence, have accused each other of firing at their respective allies on the ground.
The timeline for completion of those facilities and their respective budgets is unclear.
Deshaun Watson, Kareem Hunt and Leonard Fournette have began their respective careers in a historical fashion.
Their writers implored the gods to help them with personal troubles and disputes at work, offering donations to their respective temples in exchange.
Senate tax writers are expected to release their version soon, and the two chambers will have to pass their respective bills and then reconcile the differences to enact a new tax law.
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