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be (or stand) in awe of

Definition of be or stand in awe of in English:

Feel awe for: his staff members are in awe of him
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  • I was very much in awe of him.
  • The rest of the girls sat in awe of our school hero.
  • He said the troops were in awe of the students' courage.
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Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
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