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sing (someone's or something's) praises

To speak very highly of something or someone; to enthusiastically endorse someone or something; to extol the virtues, benefits, or good qualities of someone or something. Our manager has been singing the new developers' praises. I hope they're up to the job! Jeff sang his phone's praises right up until it froze on him all of a sudden last night.
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sing someone's praises

Commend someone, especially to others, as in They were singing her praises to the entire community. [Mid-1500s] Also see praise to the skies.
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sing someone's/something's praises

COMMON If you sing someone's or something's praises, you praise them in an enthusiastic way. Smith, singing Tony's praises, said: `He's different, a real natural.' All parties are singing the praises of the multi-party system. Note: You can say that someone sings their own praises if they say good things about themselves. This may sound like we're singing our own praises here, but I honestly think most people love our music.
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sing somebody’s/something’s ˈpraises

(informal) praise somebody/something very much or with great enthusiasm; say that somebody/something is very good: Both her grandsons are doctors, and she never stops singing their praises.One day he’s singing your praises; the next day he’s telling you you’re stupid. OPPOSITE: find fault (with somebody/something)
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Writers and poets from Bahrain Writers' Circle will also be present, singing praises of pussies through their poems and words, and offering cat owners custom-made stories about their cats
King, however, spoke to the reporters after the morning hunt, singing praises of the marksmanship of President Donald Trump's son.
Talking of singing praises, the club have to be applauded for the early bird prices for season tickets.
They are so fanatical about mining such that they do not realize the irony and preposterousness of singing praises to the blessings of an industry that has ravaged and scarred this country for three generations already.
NNA - Marking Lebanese singer Fayrouz's 80th birthday, Information and Culture ministers Ramzi Jreij and Raymond Arayji have been singing praises of the Arab an international icon all day long; Throughout the day Lebanon Radio devoted exclusive interviews during which Information minister Jreij described Fayrouz as an international icon who captivated whole generations with her singing.
Women and men alike were running across from both sides singing praises for their wrestlers.
After being named the grand champion of "The Voice of the Philippines" Season 2, Jason Dy has been singing praises for his coach Sarah Geronimo, saying he owes her his success.
Be it calling Prime Minister Narendra Modi the "world's most beautiful face" or singing praises for the radical Hindu group RSS, Bedi used every less-than-dignified means to gel with the Saffron party.
Kaire said this in a statement that was all about singing praises of party patroninchief, Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for going down on his knees to win disillusioned sympathizers back.
The stars who shot for the movie in Oman were heard singing praises about the stunning locales of the country.
ONCE again I'm singing praises to the workmen who transformed Ellacombe Road.
Meanwhile Holloway's pals can't stop singing praises of him, as they assert the 27-year-old can be trusted and is different from her ex husband Ashley Cole.
She can't stop singing praises about Dubai, but there's another place that's close to fashion icon Anna Dello Russo's heart: India.
In Post Life Interview with Fyfe Dangerfield, singing praises of region's choirs, Marti Pellow on the stage and orchards restored to former beauty In Post Property The ultimate poolside pad, moving to Bridgnorth, buying a railway and a Staffordshire property with its own fitness studio I thought it might take at least half a day to convey the drudgery of the 9 to 5 treadmill but I pulled it off before the '' first coffee break Richard McComb - Page 33 The Birmingham Post can keep you up to date with its online daily news through an email alert, sent direct to your inbox every morning.