get credit for
Receive acknowledgment or praise for some accomplishment, as in Bill got all the credit for attracting a big audience. Similarly, give credit for means “acknowledge” or “praise,” as in We should give the pianist credit for her work in the program. [Mid-1700s]
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But give the Kingdom credit for its sense of mercy: The lashes will be administered only 50 at a time.
Sands was involved in a scandalous-for-the-time romance with the carpenter and there were rumors she was pregnant with his child.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?
To his credit, Huckabee is conscious of the fact that he will need a cluster of deep-pocketed patrons and bundlers.
To be sure, Jefferson did share the credit, but not in the way such a resolution might be interpreted.
After all, here was a babe equipped to face the exigencies of a censorious world; in looks and apparel a credit to any father.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
The result of the restoration of trade, banking, and credit to earlier and more normal conditions has been steadily apparent.
He went to a bank in the little town where he had other friends from whom he had never asked credit.The Homesteader|Oscar Micheaux
I must make no mistake, and blunder into a national type of features, all wrong; if I make your mask, it must do us credit.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
The so-called war credit banks are designed to serve this purpose.