deserve credit for (someone or something)

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deserve credit for (someone or something)

To warrant recognition for something that one has done. Howie is the one who deserves credit for how successful our presentation was—he stayed late every day this week to work on it.
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deserve credit for something

[for someone] to be owed recognition for doing something. He certainly deserves credit for the work he did on the project.
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From its inception, White Collar captured a massive and loyal following, in large part due to the incredible on-screen chemistry between Matt and Tim, who deserve credit for one of the most brilliantly performed 'bromances' in all of television.
Without wanting to assume the state of orgasmic rapture currently enjoyed by next door's media, England deserve credit for one of the most remarkable comebacks since Lazarus kicked open his coffin.
So council members Cindy Miscikowski, Mike Feuer and Mark Ridley-Thomas deserve credit for one giant council leap toward prudence.
As she concludes: "The Islamic Republic does deserve credit for one of the twentieth century's most important legacies.
v=EAw25BNfzlE) another speech only a few days later on May 6, Obama once again praised the troops involved in the mission, saying "these Americans deserve credit for one of the greatest intelligence military operations in our nation's history.