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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| Moise Kean deserves credit for making the move to Everton
The analyst says the announcement deserves credit for Ford management's strategic thinking, even though he questions the sustainability of that credit and whether it runs the risk of creating internal conflicts at Argo given that the two companies are now equal owners and have independent go-to-market plans.
STAR MAN Naismith is the most influential player when is fit but John Souttar deserves credit for his contribution all season.
"The whole team deserves credit for this win because we all played a great game.
US President Donald Trump deserves credit for talking tough and reprimanding rogue nations for holding the world to ransom.
Ramiz said that Misbah deserves credit for giving a cricket compass to Pakistan team and bringing the team out of darkness.
Simon's got a great future, says James EXCLUSIVE By NEIL JONEs Sports reporter neil.jones@liverpool.com NEILJONESECHO @ Simon miGnoLET deserves credit for turning round his Liverpool career, according to former Reds 'keeper David James.
"He deserves credit for getting back into some good physical shape.
And yes, he deserves credit for seriously upping his game almost unnoticed, just as that coach deserves credit for seriously upping his bird (above) unnoticed.
Speirs said: "Jamie deserves credit for two great goals and the strikers decided to follow his example."
He may have become a nuisance to society, but he surely deserves credit for speaking out.
Hughton deserves credit for making substitutions that changed the game.
It is well known that Mr Robinson is fabulously wealthy, but he still deserves credit for not being greedy.
Jeff Long deserves credit for reaching out to former Razorback coach Nolan Richardson and OK'ing an Arkansas-approved 15th anniversary celebration of the 1994 national championship.
MANCHESTER CITY manager Mark Hughes believes Steve McClaren deserves credit for re-launching his career abroad.