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.
That depends on whether firms are dominant in their respective markets.
Jagger delivered raucous harmonica work, while drummer Charlie Watts clearly cherished the bouncy, jump-blues tempos and Richards and fellow guitarist Ron Wood dug deep on their respective instruments to capture the songs’ underlying spirit.
State data showed that 10 percent of its students met or exceeded state standards for English and 8.3 percent for math, with respective SAT scores of 436 for English and 428 for math.
Two key Chiefs missed practice Wednesday, as outside linebacker Dee Ford (back) and receiver Albert Wilson (knee) sat out due to their respective injuries.
Professional sports teams who are competitive in their respective leagues.
If tastes were exclusive to their respective areas, then damage to the chorda tympani, for instance, would take away one’s ability to taste sweet.
Both can still play for their respective conference championships.
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