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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At Thursday’s meeting, Flowers took a back seat to board members, who spent more than three hours publicly hashing out their respective plans for cuts, and at one point even recessed to crunch numbers on calculators as the audience sat waiting.
Fans who passionately follow and cheer for their town’s USL team would dump their respective club, like a flopping striker tripping over a blade of grass, if Major League Soccer came calling.
The two talismans of their respective clubs - but who can inspire their team to victory on Saturday?
And while McCarthy and Scalise appear to be frontrunners, each has made political missteps that have set back their respective careers.
Junior forward Moritz Wagner and sophomore wing Charles Matthews have spoken with head coach John Beilein about the next step in their respective careers, though as of Wednesday, neither had come to a final decision.
In their respective careers, Kest helped lead Tecca and King to honorable-mention All-American accolades, while both Tecca (2013) and King (2015) were named the first two Mid-American Conference Player of the Years in the Akron program.
In their respective careers, Buss (20.3 ppg) and fellow senior Amanda Cahill (15.3 ppg) are 4-3 against their in-state rival and spoke of the excitement that comes with playing the Boilermakers -- let alone in the postseason.
Can either of these to top prospects force the hand of their respective club by breaking camp?
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Definition of respective for English Language Learners
: belonging or relating to each one of the people or things that have been mentioned
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