faltar al respeto a

A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. to be disrespectful to
Si tú le faltas al respeto a un profesor, es normal que se enoje y te castigue.If you're disrespectful to a teacher, it's normal for him to get angry and punish you.
b. to disrespect
Lo detuvieron por faltarle al respeto a un policía.He was arrested for disrespecting a policeman.
c. to be rude to
No le faltes al respeto a tu hermano. Él no te lo ha faltado a ti.Don't be rude to your brother. He hasn't been rude to you.
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