complement vs compliment

complement compliment

Definitions

  • 1) computing A bit with the opposite value to the given one; the logical complement of a number.
  • 2) computing, mathematics The diminished radix complement of a number; the nines' complement of a decimal number; the ones' complement of a binary number.
  • 3) electronics A voltage level with the opposite logical sense to the given one.
  • 4) genetics A nucleotide sequence in which each base is replaced by the complementary base of the given sequence: adenine (A) by thymine (T) or uracil (U), cytosine (C) by guanine (G), and vice versa.
  • 5) computing, mathematics The radix complement of a number; the two's complement of a binary number.
  • 6) computing, mathematics The numeric complement of a number.
  • 7) Obsolete spelling of compliment.
  • 8) A complementary color.
  • 9) The full crew of personnel required to run a ship.
  • 10) An angle related to another so that the sum of their measures is 90°.
  • 11) Immunology A complex system of proteins found in normal blood plasma that combines with antibodies to destroy pathogenic bacteria and other foreign cells.
  • 12) Mathematics & Logic For a universal set, the set of all elements in the set that are not in a specified subset.
  • 13) Something that completes, makes up a whole, or brings to perfection.
  • 14) Either of two parts that complete the whole or mutually complete each other.
  • 15) The quantity or number needed to make up a whole.
  • 16) Grammar A word or words used to complete a predicate construction, especially the object or indirect object of a verb, for example, the phrase to eat ice cream in We like to eat ice cream.
  • 17) Music An interval that completes an octave when added to a given interval.
  • 18) That which is required to supply a deficiency, or to complete a symmetrical whole.
  • 19) That which fills up or completes; the quantity or number required to fill a thing or make it complete.
  • 20) (Math.) A second quantity added to a given quantity to make it equal to a third given quantity.
  • 21) (Her.) said of the moon when represented as full.
  • 22) Full quantity, number, or amount; a complete set; completeness.
  • 23) (Geom.) the difference between that arc or angle and 90°.
  • 24) See under Logarithm.
  • 25) (Mus.) The interval wanting to complete the octave; -- the fourth is the complement of the fifth, the sixth of the third.
  • 26) (Naut.) The whole working force of a vessel.
  • 27) (Math.) See Gnomon.
  • 28) obsolete A compliment.
  • 29) obsolete Something added for ornamentation; an accessory.
  • 30) (Math.) the difference between that number and the next higher power of 10; as, 4 is the complement of 6, and 16 of 84.
  • 31) something added to complete or embellish or make perfect
  • 32) either of two parts that mutually complete each other
  • 33) In music, the interval formed by the higher note and the note an octave above the lower note of a given simple interval.
  • 34) That which is added, not as necessary, but as ornamental; an accessory; an appendage.
  • 35) Compliment: a word of the same ultimate origin and formerly of the same spelling. See compliment.
  • 36) An accomplishment.
  • 37) Full quantity or number; full amount; complete allowance: as, the company had its complement of men; the ship had its complement of stores.
  • 38) In physiol. chem., same as alexin. See the extract.
  • 39) Perfect state; fullness; completeness.
  • 40) What is needed to complete or fill up some quantity or thing; that which anything lacks of completeness or fullness: as, the complement of an angle (which see, below).
  • 41) Obsolete form of compliment..
  • 42) To provide what the partner lacks and lack what the partner provides.
  • 43) To change a voltage, number, color, etc. to its complement.
  • 44) To complete, to bring to perfection, to make whole.
  • 45) To add a complement to; complete or fill up.
  • 46) To serve as a complement to.
  • 47) rare To supply a lack; to supplement.
  • 48) obsolete To compliment.

Definitions

  • 1) Common misspelling of complement.
  • 2) uncountable Complimentary language; courtesy, flattery.
  • 3) An expression of praise, congratulation, encouragement, or respect.
  • 4) Good wishes; regards.
  • 5) A formal act of civility, courtesy, or respect.
  • 6) An expression of praise, admiration, or congratulation.
  • 7) to treat with ceremony.
  • 8) to offer formal courtesies to.
  • 9) An expression, by word or act, of approbation, regard, confidence, civility, or admiration; a flattering speech or attention; a ceremonious greeting.
  • 10) to show one respect; to praise one in a flattering way.
  • 11) a remark (or act) expressing praise and admiration
  • 12) Flattery; polite, especially insincere, praise or commendation.
  • 13) A formal act or expression of civility, respect, or regard: as, the compliments of the season; to present one's compliments.
  • 14) A present or favor bestowed; a gift.
  • 15) An expression of praise, commendation, or admiration: as, he paid you a high compliment within my hearing.
  • 16) intransitive To pay a compliment; to express a favorable opinion.
  • 17) express respect or esteem for
  • 18) To give complimentary congratulations to; felicitate: as, to compliment a prince on the birth of a son.
  • 19) To pay a compliment to; flatter or gratify by expressions of approbation, admiration, esteem, or respect, or by acts implying these feelings: as, to compliment a man on his personal appearance.
  • 20) To pass compliments; use ceremony or ceremonious language.
  • 21) To manifest kindness or regard for by a gift or other favor: as, he complimented us with tickets for the exhibition.
  • 22) To pass compliments; to use conventional expressions of respect.
  • 23) To show fondness, regard, or respect for by giving a gift or performing a favor.
  • 24) To pay a compliment to.
  • 25) To praise, flatter, or gratify, by expressions of approbation, respect, or congratulation; to make or pay a compliment to.

Examples

  • 1) They complement each other perfectly and take on any challenge.
  • 2) It was a surprise choice, but they complemented one another.
  • 3) What is the shape of an indifference curve for two goods that are perfect complements?
  • 4) You have a better chance of winning a football match if you have a full complement.
  • 5) We work well together and complement each other.
  • 6) These two herbs complement each other very well.
  • 7) Try to pick ones that complement each other.
  • 8) Most goods are neither perfect substitutes nor perfect complements for other goods.
  • 9) They were perfect foils and complements for one another.
  • 10) They might be unlikely bedfellows but they complement each other perfectly.
  • 11) The two goods are perfect substitutes for one individual and perfect complements for the other individual.
  • 12) The navy still lacks the full complement of escort vessels needed to form a carrier fleet.
  • 13) They both need to be well organised and complement each other.
  • 14) The two processes should complement each other.
  • 15) They complement one another perfectly and compliment each other frequently.
  • 16) The two goods are perfect complements for both individuals.
  • 17) This conceit served to point out just how well the strengths of one complemented the skills of the other.
  • 18) There is something very satisfying about a film with a directing style that so neatly complements the subject matter.
  • 19) Friends and co-workers come up with some good ideas to complement those you have already.
  • 20) We should be approaching the middle of February with the full complement of players.
  • 21) I discovered by accident that its peppery flavour is complemented by coriander.
  • 22) The acidity cuts through the egg yolk, while the greener flavours complement the chives and the lettuce hearts.
  • 23) I noticed that none of their services had a complete complement of Scripture readings.
  • 24) The jester, while he may have been the counterpart of the king, also complements and completes him.
  • 25) ‘And I'm going to start off a new occasional feature, a complement to my ‘How Not to Do It’ series of lab stories.’
  • 26) ‘Many retailers are also becoming more active in the seed business or are partnering with seed companies, so seed treatment as a whole is a great complement to and natural extension of the seed business.’
  • 27) ‘As a complement to the board's oversight, FDA will improve transparency by sharing drug safety information sooner and more broadly and conveniently.’
  • 28) ‘Tending bar at Chicago's Sidetrack to make extra money, Hall saw the job as the perfect complement to his theater career.’
  • 29) ‘These are both very strong extras that make a good complement to the OAV.’
  • 30) ‘VoB will be a complement to your existing phone, not its complete replacement.’
  • 31) ‘A good example is the chapter by Steven King, who notes that poor relief payments were not so much an alternative to work as a complement to it, supplementing low earnings.’
  • 32) ‘During the eighteenth century fashionable accessories became an important complement to a lady's attire.’
  • 33) ‘Tyrosine is a good choice as a stand-alone supplement or as a complement to other fat-burning ingredients.’
  • 34) ‘The accompanying mushrooms and salad were the perfect complement to the huge slab of meat.’
  • 35) ‘The private economy has long been considered a complement to the State sector.’
  • 36) ‘As well as these tinsel tales, there are large numbers of records, still being slowly translated, which provide a complement to the operatic version of Persian history.’
  • 37) ‘Australian collectors are still somewhat of a rarity in this field, even though European Impressionist pictures are without doubt a good complement to any Australian art collection.’
  • 38) ‘But what I hope that more faculties are beginning to discover is that blogging can serve as an important complement to the traditional forums for scholarship.’
  • 39) ‘Trade liberalization, the complement to deregulated capital markets, also plays a significant role in raising inequality and limiting efforts at poverty reduction.’
  • 40) ‘For these reasons, we need, as a crucial complement to the commercial media, a broad range of independent, nonprofit and noncommercial outlets.’
  • 41) ‘I'm trying to find people who use the internet for their spiritual development either as a replacement for an established place of worship or as a complement to organised religion.’
  • 42) ‘Today, world-class designers no longer consider footwear simply a complement to the dress but an article of apparel designed within the context of a single message.’
  • 43) ‘Blogging is a complement to traditional media, not a replacement for it, and if the traditional media gets hurt, the quality of blogging will also suffer.’
  • 44) ‘The butter made at the summer dairies was easily stored in wooden boxes and small barrels and during the winter was an important complement to most foods.’
  • 45) ‘This will require a full complement of diplomatic, political and military efforts.’
  • 46) ‘The cell is then stretched and split into two halves on the framework of microtubules, each half containing a full complement of chromosomes.’
  • 47) ‘Tetraploids, inheriting a full complement of chromosomes from each parent, and thus having double the normal allowance, occur in nature or can be induced.’
  • 48) ‘In a sign of the gravity of the talks, Dr Reid was accompanied by a full complement of civil servants.’
  • 49) ‘It does not just provide office space for a company to work in, it offers a full complement of strategic services that aim to transform a great business idea into a global player.’
  • 50) ‘He would say that but the company now has a full complement of drivers, which suggests there is substance to his claim.’
  • 51) ‘A single pollinator imports sufficient pollen into an individual fig to initiate a full complement of seeds.’
  • 52) ‘The Learjet has a maximum range of just over 2,000 nautical miles with a full complement of passengers which means it can reach all corners of the newly enlarged EU from 2004.’
  • 53) ‘We have a full complement of both vehicles and soldiers who can carry out any tasks that they are required to do.’
  • 54) ‘St Cecilia's, building its way to a full complement of 900 pupils, currently has just 11, 12 and 13-year-olds on roll.’
  • 55) ‘Accommodation along Shell Beach is limited to a single camp run by an Arawak family (with a full complement of pet dogs, parrots, and tortoises).’
  • 56) ‘The instruments included three rhythm sections, bongo drums, piano, a full complement of brass, saxophones, flutes, clarinets, guitars and even two bassoons.’
  • 57) ‘The net effect of fooling ourselves in these basic ways has been to project a full complement of thoughts and emotions that are utterly incompatible with the species in question.’
  • 58) ‘‘An adequate service for children at risk cannot be provided without a full complement of social workers,’ he said.’
  • 59) ‘A full complement of Vancouver police officers was on hand for traffic control and to ensure the safety of people participating in the peaceful demonstration.’
  • 60) ‘He gave an assurance that public neonatal units across the country would receive a full complement of drugs by tomorrow, even if his ministry had to source them from the region.’
  • 61) ‘If there's a full complement of 10 guests, that works out at just 15 litres each - which means a quick stop-start shower rather than a long soak.’
  • 62) ‘On June 15, we were able to announce a full complement of senior staff, with a truly exceptional mix of experience and diversity.’
  • 63) ‘The minimum wage would be 89 shillings 11 pence per week for those producing a full complement of weaves and 74 shillings for those who didn't.’
  • 64) ‘They have a full complement of IT staff, and hardware to cater to a worldwide user base that requires their services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.’
  • 65) ‘Each ship will have a complement of typically 1,200, including 600 air crew.’
  • 66) ‘The ship's complement is 210 crew with 13 officers.’
  • 67) ‘Eliminating meals will also mean the normal complement of cabin crew can be cut from six to three.’
  • 68) ‘I am led to believe that the Qantas crew involved in this week's emergency disembarkation in Japan didn't have a Japanese language speaker as part of the crew complement.’
  • 69) ‘Without the vehicle, the crew complement cannot be increased.’
  • 70) ‘His fleet usually consisted of more than 200 ships of different sizes and it had a total complement of about 20,000 sailors.’
  • 71) ‘The crew complement was further reduced by the need to leave two particularly severe cases behind in hospital.’
  • 72) ‘The improved accommodation aboard for the ship's complement of 51 has gone down well with crew.’
  • 73) ‘Just 79 of the ship's complement of 284 souls survived.’
  • 74) ‘Of the ship's complement of 600 officers and men, well over 25% were either killed or wounded.’
  • 75) ‘He lost all but one of his six ships, and two thirds of the crews he shipped (700 survived out of an original complement of 2000), most of them to scurvy.’
  • 76) ‘The normal complement of flight-deck troubleshooters and deck crew was in sight and out of harm's way, so my gaze shifted inward.’
  • 77) ‘Many of the ship's complement were adventurers from noble families, and jewellery and coins, mainly gold, percolated to the bottom of the shingle-filled gullies.’
  • 78) ‘However, she refers to the muster for a boat called Queen, 74 guns, with a ship's complement just of 300 men.’
  • 79) ‘The trials have also shown that the new process does not add to the burden on the ship's technical complement.’
  • 80) ‘For two years, the Sutherland has been classed as a mixed ship, although its complement of females was only ever four officers out of a crew of 170.’
  • 81) ‘A sailor is assigned to an aircraft carrier that has a complement of 5000 in its crew.’
  • 82) ‘She has a complement of six officers and 27 men as permanent crew and can accommodate and impart sail training to 30 cadets.’
  • 83) ‘A complement of marines will board the vessel once you succeed in capturing it.’
  • 84) ‘It had a crew of three and could carry an infantry complement of eight.’
  • 85) ‘complement clauses are subordinate clauses that function as complements of a word: that they were too noisy in She told them that they were too noisy.’
  • 86) ‘Recall that a verb governs an object, and the head of a phrase governs the complement.’
  • 87) ‘For many people, ‘feel like’ has become a complex verb that takes sentential complements.’
  • 88) ‘So it should be perfectly fine to conjoin two noun phrases as complements of expect, and indeed it is.’
  • 89) ‘Looks like it managed it, too - provided we take ‘like’ to be a preposition, not an adjective taking a noun phrase complement.’
  • 90) ‘An example is a transfusion reaction in which IgG and IgM anti-red-cell antibodies activate complement and cause cell lysis.’
  • 91) ‘Red blood cell susceptibility to complement was ruled out via a negative sucrose hemolysis test thus precluding a diagnosis of PNH.16’
  • 92) ‘The DAT is usually positive, confirming the presence of IgG antibodies with or without complement on the red cells.’
  • 93) ‘CD21 is a molecule on the surface of B cells that attaches to an immune system protein called complement.’
  • 94) ‘If the HLA antigen and specific antibody bind, and complement is added, the cells in that well will be killed.’
  • 95) ‘This capability complements policy-based management features that allow automated or advised actions, based on conditions detected through advanced diagnostics.’
  • 96) ‘Riding last year's breakthrough, he's using slightly improved on-base skills to complement his power-speed combination.’
  • 97) ‘There was something about his personality that lent itself to New York, a stubborn quality that complements a stubborn city.’
  • 98) ‘This aural quality thus complements the film in its evocation of the 1920's era of Woolf's Richmond as well as the modern milieu of contemporary New York.’
  • 99) ‘Here, its earthy quality complements a traditional design.’
  • 100) ‘Its old fashioned appearance is complemented by modern design extras.’
  • 101) ‘Interactive television enables us to add a whole host of features to complement our existing television coverage.’
  • 102) ‘To take the garden further, water features were developed to complement the natural drainage through the property.’
  • 103) ‘The extras complement the film without being overkill, and it's a pleasant addition to any fan's library.’
  • 104) ‘The selection of make-up should complement skin tone, features and attire.’
  • 105) ‘This extra fund will complement your official scheme when retirement income is totaled.’
  • 106) ‘Select a quality cookbook that complements your tastes and reflects your culinary goals and skills.’
  • 107) ‘But at least they deliver what they charge the people for: a broadcast that is full of quality and that complements the sport.’
  • 108) ‘Played just once after being triggered, each track generally contains an upbeat quality that complements the action well.’
  • 109) ‘Picture books shared with your children provide daily opportunities to contribute to and complement their developing concepts about picture reading and print.’
  • 110) ‘The funky banded-bottom top elongates her torso, while the shapely cord blazer complements her curves.’
  • 111) ‘Our flagship focus is complemented by other efforts to improve soldier and family quality of life.’
  • 112) ‘We will be looking to bring in some relatively younger players to complement Paul and Rich in there.’
  • 113) ‘The team's vast improvement can be traced to a more balanced offense, which complements an improving defense.’
  • 114) ‘It was complemented by two classic marble statues of Greek gods situated at each side of the entrance.’
  • 115) ‘The Nubira complements the already strong line up of Matiz, Kalos and Tacuma.’
  • 116) ‘Bosses at Pizza Pioneer, which in July will celebrate its 16th anniversary, have decided to open during the day to complement its already buoyant evening business.’
  • 117) ‘I am pleased to hear that a good variety of businesses have made the decision to locate here and this will complement the already thriving business community locally.’
  • 118) ‘Ian is an aspiring journalist and promises to provide provocative news programs to complement the already regular news we offer every day at noon.’
  • 119) ‘The coordinator will look at ways to create additional events to complement those which already take place in the region.’
  • 120) ‘The support will complement the $81 million already available through U.N. and other sources.’
  • 121) ‘The harmonica in this song is perfectly placed and complements the Neil Young-style guitar so well that it almost makes you sigh.’
  • 122) ‘They were like twins, one half perfectly complementing the other.’
  • 123) ‘He now has speed over the ground to complement his already impressive decision making ability.’
  • 124) ‘Fifteen years in the making, this is truly an epic achievement whose own place in the art-historical canon perfectly complements the now unquestionably monumental status of its subject.’
  • 125) ‘Or they may think that there are different sets that in some sense correspond to or complement one another.’
  • 126) ‘The proposed initiative complements The Army Distance Learning Program by extending training from the classroom to the entity level.’
  • 127) ‘This could be complemented by careful design of payment mechanisms aligning the financial incentives faced by physicians.’
  • 128) ‘Five more endowed chairs are proposed to complement the Goldring Chair in Canadian Studies.’
  • 129) ‘Or, better yet, you can offer the consumer an item to complement something he or she already has - for example, mustard for hot dogs.’
  • 130) ‘The national champion lacked the intensity of concentration to complement her fighting qualities, and thus it was a struggle for her.’
  • 131) ‘Movement and grace must complement what has been left unsaid by the music.’
  • 132) ‘The first being that institutions should be designed to complement what is existing in the country.’
  • 133) ‘He is working on his off-speed pitches to complement his fastball and splitter.’
  • 134) ‘A home exercise programme can usefully complement the organised sessions.’

Examples

  • 1) It would not have been out of place had the visitors returned the compliment yesterday.
  • 2) It was a great compliment to me.
  • 3) That is the biggest compliment.
  • 4) It is a big compliment because the performance was at Old Trafford.
  • 5) He said it was a great game and complimented us on the way we played.
  • 6) Try to see it as a compliment to your good nature as a team player.
  • 7) Maybe this is her way of returning the compliment.
  • 8) We all like compliments and it is no more than that.
  • 9) You cannot pay him a bigger compliment than that.
  • 10) It was a compliment to the way we were defending.
  • 11) Pay compliments and put your companion at ease.
  • 12) Masters is happy to return the compliment.
  • 13) To get through a single mouthful of the stuff is the biggest compliment you can pay it.
  • 14) It means they are giving you a compliment in a way.
  • 15) Can you compliment me on something?
  • 16) This would be considered a compliment.
  • 17) That was a very good compliment.
  • 18) It's a compliment and a great honour.
  • 19) At home, compliments replace criticism and relationships can get back to their best.
  • 20) I take it as a compliment that she likes to share my bed.
  • 21) I say the shop assistant has just paid her one of the biggest compliments a woman can get.
  • 22) Despite their on-screen rivalry, when the cameras stopped rolling the pair exchanged gifts and compliments.
  • 23) ‘It was expected that a gentleman would pay a polite compliment to a lady of his acquaintance, but quite another matter to be seen to mean it.’
  • 24) ‘I received a look of awkward horror followed by some hasty compliments, an expression of surprise and the insistence that it was ‘very competitive’.’
  • 25) ‘If you have decided to be a strand style setter, enjoy the challenges, the hard work and the ultimate compliments and admiration for a style well designed.’
  • 26) ‘Ever the party leader, he even offered a backhanded compliment to the protesters.’
  • 27) ‘These compliments and encouraging expressions keep students positive and help them get through the class without dragging.’
  • 28) ‘Being maid of honour is a pretty cool job really, and my taffeta monstrosity got lots of polite compliments.’
  • 29) ‘His compliments were so polite and guarded but if you thought about them, they meant much.’
  • 30) ‘I guess it's polite to start off a criticism with a compliment.’
  • 31) ‘It's an enormous compliment to be told your work is something that's enjoyed and recommended to other folks.’
  • 32) ‘He answers questions thoughtfully and politely, always thanking the questioner first when a compliment is offered.’
  • 33) ‘Something about Gran's tone suggested that this was only a backhanded compliment.’
  • 34) ‘Chambers likely is to receive the ultimate compliment this postseason - double coverage.’
  • 35) ‘The ultimate compliment has come from the enemy camp.’
  • 36) ‘I was paid a very sincere compliment this weekend.’
  • 37) ‘Joe has extended his organic meals menu in recent months and has received many compliments.’
  • 38) ‘The couples walked around the room receiving many compliments for their costumes.’
  • 39) ‘On the one hand, I got a nice compliment from a reader.’
  • 40) ‘John had displayed their work well and received many compliments for his dedication and initiative.’
  • 41) ‘The best compliment I can give any restaurant is the one I give the Rosewater.’
  • 42) ‘Thanks for your extensive constructive criticism and your compliments on my writing.’
  • 43) ‘Now that's actually a compliment to Gehry, but it still implies that the bridge was on obstacle, rather than being something interesting to work with.’
  • 44) ‘It's not only good karma and a nice thing to do - it's a compliment to the manager that you respect and appreciate his staff.’
  • 45) ‘This was meant to be a compliment to him, and to wish him well in his retirement.’
  • 46) ‘And he will regard both appellations as a compliment to his deed and a testimony to his power.’
  • 47) ‘Indeed, I interpret his obvious affection for her as a compliment to myself, because obviously he feels much more strongly for me than he ever did for her.’
  • 48) ‘But it was a compliment to them to be asked to show their finance techniques to senior staff from nine countries.’
  • 49) ‘It was also a compliment to the artists themselves.’
  • 50) ‘This is a compliment to Westpoint Homes, which built the terrace in 2002 to reflect the style of the buildings that would originally have stood here.’
  • 51) ‘The timeless nature of these films is a compliment to the film-makers' art, as well as a comment on the failings of society.’
  • 52) ‘So I think it's a compliment to NASCAR and what they're doing with the sport.’
  • 53) ‘I for one do not consider a continually deteriorating site as a compliment to the village and it is hardly a suitable entrance to an otherwise charming community.’
  • 54) ‘I take it as a compliment to be doing what I'm doing at my age.’
  • 55) ‘‘I always thought it was a compliment to your host that you had made an effort and dressed up,’ said Joyce.’
  • 56) ‘I was pleasantly surprised at the generally well kept and clean appearance of the town, a compliment to all residents and your public facilities.’
  • 57) ‘She's made great progress - I don't know if that's more of a compliment to her or self-congratulation on my part!’
  • 58) ‘Meanwhile, it's still a mystery if the favorable comparison was meant as a compliment to Smith.’
  • 59) ‘The exhibition is a compliment to Leo and all involved and it is worthy to reflect on the fact that it's just a little slice of history.’
  • 60) ‘It was actually a compliment to her as a hostess, that she had made her guest so comfortable and welcome.’
  • 61) ‘So please take this note as a compliment to the hundreds of excellent editions I have read, not as a stab at the one that was not.’
  • 62) ‘Overall, the tone and use of language alone are reason enough to pick it up but it is also a compliment to the original story.’
  • 63) ‘My compliments on their effort in this tournament.’
  • 64) ‘My compliments on finally tackling this oily business.’
  • 65) ‘Please give the cook my compliments on the wonderful food.’
  • 66) ‘All concerned in the projects deserved congratulations and compliments.’
  • 67) ‘Please give my sincere compliments and a well deserved Bravo!’
  • 68) ‘I wanted to send my compliments for a well-balanced piece.’
  • 69) ‘Your host sends his compliments and asks that we hurry.’
  • 70) ‘And I don't think a little thing like it being my native language should stop people from complimenting me on it.’
  • 71) ‘‘People are complimenting us a lot on our beer at the moment,’ he states.’
  • 72) ‘People have been complimenting her on her new toned look and Fiona is already feeling the many physical benefits of being in better shape.’
  • 73) ‘Incidentally, at least three people complimented me on the make-up and said I looked great and should do it more often.’
  • 74) ‘But when people complimented him on his voice, Martin started to dream of going on stage.’
  • 75) ‘Many local people have complimented us on our efforts, as has the national park.’
  • 76) ‘Ask yourself what people tend to compliment you on the most.’
  • 77) ‘Surround yourself with people that can compliment you so you can work together and then everybody can be successful.’
  • 78) ‘Are you a shameless attention-seeker who can only get ego-gratification by having many people compliment you?’
  • 79) ‘Suggest to others that they praise or compliment someone who could use it.’
  • 80) ‘He also complimented all who took part and took the time to decorate the floats and make them presentable.’
  • 81) ‘He complimented all the voluntary organisers and representatives for all they are doing to promote this very necessary task.’
  • 82) ‘He also complimented the men on playing such an active part in branch activities.’
  • 83) ‘You can also compliment your loved one on how smart he or she is.’
  • 84) ‘The pupils sang appropriate motets and were highly complimented for their performance.’
  • 85) ‘Most people will be highly complimented if you don't interrupt them until they're through.’
  • 86) ‘They immediately broke out into smiles, shook my hands and graciously complimented me on my command of the language!’
  • 87) ‘Nearly every time we stepped on the elevator, a Southern belle would graciously compliment a lady on her outfit.’
  • 88) ‘She complimented the local organisers in achieving something that the national organisation was unable to do.’
  • 89) ‘The teachers and pupils are also thanked and complimented for their efforts.’
  • 90) ‘I have heard tourists compliment it and couldn't help but feel proud.’
  • 91) ‘It seriously means a lot to me to hear you compliment my writing so much.’
  • 92) ‘A mere two saves for the game shows the already awesome defence that the team has to compliment the established offence.’
  • 93) ‘He then went on to flatter them further by complimenting their car parks.’
  • 94) ‘They all would make comments to compliment my outfit of the day.’
  • 95) ‘So complimenting it is not an effective way to flatter me.’
  • 96) ‘The thief compliments the things he steals, if not the owner of them.’
  • 97) ‘As this is her first exhibition, her eyes naturally light up when someone compliments an exhibit.’
  • 98) ‘I want to start off by complimenting this website.’
  • 99) ‘While women are complimenting my courage for speaking from the heart, male fans are showering praises for the spunk I showed in taking on the high and mighty.’
  • 100) ‘She explained that each table had different options, and again complimented my sweater.’
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