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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The whole team deserves credit for this win because we all played a great game.
But the star's commitment to end sexual violence in war zones is something she is dedicating her life to and deserves credit for.
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.
We still look disjointed in midfield, but at the back we held firm and after all the warranted stick he's taken, Coloccini deserves credit for a fine shift.
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.
And the 24-hour, independent fraud hotline set up last week by Los Angeles City Controller Laura Chick deserves credit for being an important part of the effort to make government work better and be more accountable.
In reviving this largely forgotten tale in audio format, Blackstone deserves credit for recognizing that it--like any classic ghost story--is at its best when read well out loud.
No matter how one feels about the lack of a democracy, China's government deserves credit for creating an industrial powerhouse that has every other industrial nation shaking in its boots.
He deserves credit for presenting the clinical and medical perspective in an easy-to-understand format.
This is a hugely important project for Northern Ontario and the government deserves credit for continuing to support it.
As a filmmaker and a ubiquitous public figure, he may still draw ire and admiration in equal measure, but he deserves credit for etching an unsettling assortment of images and ideas into the public consciousness, where they've belonged all along.
But whatever your views on the former Everton man,he deserves credit for refusing to gloss over his misdeeds.
So which recent president really deserves credit for trimming Washington down to size?
In a letter to the newspaper, one woman wrote, "It's a wonderful sight and I think everyone involved deserves credit for a great work of art.