do (someone) credit

do (someone) credit
(to bring honour or respect to (someone or something): Your son is a credit to his school; Your honesty does you credit.) tjene til ære; gøre ære
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(to bring honour or respect to (someone or something): Your son is a credit to his school; Your honesty does you credit.) tjene til ære; gøre ære

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  • do someone credit — make someone worthy of praise or respect. → credit …   English new terms dictionary

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  • credit — cred|it1 [ kredıt ] noun *** ▸ 1 arrangement to pay later ▸ 2 money you have right to ▸ 3 praise for something you did ▸ 4 at college/university ▸ 5 money added to account ▸ 6 movie etc. someone worked on ▸ 7 list of who made movie etc. ▸ +… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • credit — [[t]kre̱dɪt[/t]] ♦♦ credits, crediting, credited 1) N UNCOUNT: oft on N If you are allowed credit, you are allowed to pay for goods or services several weeks or months after you have received them. The group can t get credit to buy farming… …   English dictionary

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