do respect vs due respect : Common Errors in English

About do respect vs due respect

When you preface your critical comments by telling people “with all due respect” you are claiming to give them the respect they are due—that which is owed them. Many folks misunderstand this phrase and misspell it “all do respect” or even “all-do respect.” You shouldn’t use this expression unless you really do intend to be as polite as possible; all too often it’s used merely to preface a deliberate insult.

do respect in News

  • Sports has a new silver bullet and it’s no beer (but it will keep you from smelling like one)

    With all do respect to concussions, there's another medical crisis that's been facing sports for generations: They absolutely reek. But the solution has been hiding in the elemental table all along. The post Sports has a new silver bullet and it’s no beer (but it will keep you from smelling like one) appeared first on Digital Trends .
    on July 19, 2013 Source: Digital Trends

due respect in News

  • Blackhawks ride grown-up Crawford into Cup Final

    Corey Crawford has carried the Blackhawks to the Stanley Cup Final, and with all due respect to the amazing playoff thus far from Bryan Bickell, it's Crawford who ought to be in line for the Conn Smythe if the Hawks can handle the Big Bad Bruins.
    on June 11, 2013 Source: Daily Herald

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