faltar el 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
Deberían echar a ese camarero. Les falta mucho el respeto a los clientes.That waiter should be fired. He's very disrespectful to customers.
b. to disrespect
Yo creo que hablar durante la misa es una forma de faltarle el respeto al cura.I think that speaking during mass is a way of disrespecting the priest.
c. to be rude to
No le faltes el respeto a tu abuelo. Él solo ha dado su opinión y merece ser escuchado.Don't be rude to your grandfather. He's only given his opinion and deserves to be listened to.
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