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don't get no respect

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don't get no respect

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The subject is not treated with proper regard: Although Luisa Miller has edged into the semi-standard repertory, it still doesn't get much respect/ We Republicans are not getting any respect from the White House/ Among superpower currencies, the Soviet ruble gets no respect

[1970s+; fr the tag line of the comedian Rodney Dangerfield]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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