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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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He advises all: "Don't get credit cards, get a stable job, invest wisely, and save.
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In addition, Teller notes, "a scattershot philanthropic effort will make it very difficult for companies to break through the clutter and get credit for what they do.