do credit to (one)

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do credit to (one)

To earn one accolades and admiration. Your delightful children certainly do credit to you, Tina!
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do credit to someone

 and do someone credit
to add positively to the reputation of someone. Your new job really does credit to you. Yes, it really does you credit.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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