do somebody credit

do (one) credit

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


do ˈcredit to somebody


be to somebody’s ˈcredit

show somebody’s good qualities; make somebody deserve praise: The event was arranged with a speed and efficiency that does you credit.Their manager, to her credit, was always strongly opposed to the pay cuts.
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