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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And Mowbray deserves credit for one of the shrewdest pieces of business this season, after booting out his prima donnas and signing a bunch of low maintenance recruits.
A permanent move to the Hawthorns is virtually nailed on, while Mowbray deserves credit for one of the shrewdest pieces of business of the season.
Yet Klein deserves credit for one point, as she finally acknowledges in her latest piece that there are moderate Iraqis who wish to participate in US-backed elections.
And he deserves credit for one of his best performances to date.
The engineering dwarf at least deserves credit for one thing - a superb piece of corporate spin.