Respect - Polite - Forgive

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Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Stevenloan » Mon Sep 02, 2019 7:23 am

Hi everybody! What common idiom or fixed sentence do you use to describe when you respect and are polite to people who are older than you and you forgive people who are younger than you mistakes they make?

Your answers will be greatly appreciated.

StevenLoan
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Re: Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Bobinwales » Tue Sep 03, 2019 11:49 pm

I can't think of any, Steven.
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Re: Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:33 am

Bob : Thank you. Have a nice day.
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Post by Erik_Kowal » Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:48 am

I'm with Bob on this one. We like to be equally rude to everybody, especially Phil :) .
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Re: Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Sep 04, 2019 7:47 am

Erik : Thanks for your answer. Have a good day.
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Re: Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Phil White » Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:49 pm

Erik_Kowal wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:48 am
I'm with Bob on this one. We like to be equally rude to everybody, especially Phil :) .
I shall not comment on your customary imprecision in expression that renders that sentence ambiguous...

Steven: what a charming concept! A fusion of respect and tolerance. As others have said, we have no single word or phrase that covers the idea, but I think we should coin one immediately!
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Re: Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Stevenloan » Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:37 pm

Phil White : Thanks very much for your answer. Enjoy your weekend.

StevenLoan
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Re: Respect - Polite - Forgive

Post by Erik_Kowal » Mon Sep 16, 2019 2:28 pm

Phil White wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 9:49 pm
Erik_Kowal wrote:
Wed Sep 04, 2019 1:48 am
We like to be equally rude to everybody, especially Phil :) .
I shall not comment on your customary imprecision in expression that renders that sentence ambiguous...
I can think of a couple of contributors to this site who are well practised in seeking elucidations of potential ambiguities. Maybe one of them will weigh in here. ;)
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