be a credit to (someone or something)(redirected from be a credit to them)
be a credit to (someone or something)
To be a source of praise, admiration, or acknowledgement for someone, as for a task, achievement, or accomplishment. Jenny did all the hard parts of the project, so its success is really a credit to her.
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