credit for

credit for (something)

Praise, admiration, or acknowledgement for some task, achievement, or accomplishment. Even though Jenny did all the hard work on the project, Mary was the one who got credit for it. You have to give John credit for the humility he shows regarding his financial success.
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credit someone or something for something

to give someone or something the praise deserved for doing something. We must credit Sarah for her efforts on our behalf. We have to credit all the rain we've had for saving the crops.
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It is not uncommon for people who are much better fed and taught than Christopher Nubbles had ever been, to make duties of their inclinations in matters of more doubtful propriety, and to take great credit for the self-denial with which they gratify themselves.
Professor Beecher has more gumption than I gave him credit for," he said.
Hence his victories bring him neither reputation for wisdom nor credit for courage.
by 1 Grey Fox 0--2--3"; they are not now found here; and in his ledger, Feb, 7th, 1743, Hezekiah Stratton has credit "by 1/2 a Catt skin 0--1--4+"; of course, a wild-cat, for Stratton was a sergeant in the old French war, and would not have got credit for hunting less noble game.
Pet" or "beauty" are useful for variety's sake, but "angel" is the term that brings you the greatest credit for sense and good-feeling.
Because estate and income taxes are different, neither country's tax code allows a credit for the taxes imposed at death by the other country.
A $9 million first mortgage and a $500,000 line of credit for a 309-unit co-op on Bonaire Circle in Suffern, N.
A Federal Reserve Bank may extend seasonal credit for periods longer than those permitted under primary credit to assist a smaller depository institution in meeting regular needs for funds arising from expected patterns of movement in its deposits and loans.
After the debt payment is negotiated, it's up to the consumer to stay committed to making the payments and stop using credit for three to five years.
Having a steady income, a nice place to live, and a sense of stability is fine as you get older, but applying for credit for the first time could be difficult.
A six-percent investment tax credit for qualified property used primarily in manufacturing or research and development.
Granting credit for international customers does take time, and it has an associated labor and credit-report cost.
While there, you can read informative articles, purchase your credit report from the three major credit reporting agencies, learn how to correct errors on your report and sign up to monitor your credit for potential identity theft.
41(a)(3), which allows taxpayers to claim a separate 20% credit for payments they make to an "energy research consortium," regardless of whether the base amount computed for regular credit (i.
NCB senior vice president Mindy Goldstein originated a $500,000 line of credit for a 47-unit condominium located at 30 W.
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