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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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Greg Abbott this month will require the state's colleges and universities to give credit for scores of three or higher on many AP tests, which are graded on a five-point scale.
Julian Montoya of Burrito King said the bidding process did not give credit for all he has done over the years and there was no justification for changing the operation.
However, at its appeal at Stafford Crown Court yesterday, the fines were reduced and Judge Nicolas Mitchell said: 'The justices at Cannock imposed the maximum fine of pounds 5,000 on each charge and failed to give credit for pleas of guilty.
For students who wish to receive college credit for the course, many community colleges give credit for the workshop.
The trustee will give credit for other available revenues.
And, the ruling also helps to give credit for the development of machine vision to those who truly deserve it.
Notably, these measures do not give credit for Chesapeake's increasing land rig operations or investment in Pioneer Drilling.