English words and Examples of Usage

Example Sentences for "honor"

It is a great honor to be invited to speak to you tonightWhen Sears took over Eaton's department stores, the owners agreed to honor any Eaton's gift certificates sold to customers prior to the take-over.

It is a great honor to be invited to speak to you tonight.

It is very exciting to have the honor of competing for my country at the Olympics.

The young girl was honored by the mayor for saving a little boy who fell through the ice while skating on a local lake.

My father was always a very decent, honorable man.

I hope he will still honor our original agreement even if prices have gone up a bit since we made it.

Dr. Martin Luther King was honored with the Nobel Peace Prize for his fight for civil rights in the U.S.

Shakespeare wrote that the sword can never win the honor which one loses.

Midori Koto once said that honor isn't about making the right choices. It's about dealing with the consequences.

There is a Dutch proverb which states that it is better to be poor with honor than rich with shame.

In 1985, actor Jimmy Stewart was awarded the Medal of Freedom by the United States government, our nation's highest civilian honor.

The Arch of Titus was erected in 81 A.D. to honor Titus' capture of Jerusalem and his suppression of a Jewish rebellion.

Pop star Vitamin C was honored when designer Tommy Hilfiger named a lipstick after her.

There are holidays in Japan to honor children who are three, five, and seven years old.

In November 2001, Nelson Mandela was made an honorary citizen of Canada.

In Korean culture, the old are honored, and the young are prized.

The Greeks held Zeus, King of the Gods, in great honor, and built many temples for him.

For the people of Lebanon, honor is highly valued, and is often considered more important than income.

The nation of Bolivia was named in honor of Simon Bolivar, a great South American hero.


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