give credit to (someone)

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give credit to (someone)

1. To give someone praise or recognition. We must give credit to Samantha for getting the project finished on time. You have to give credit to John for the humility he shows regarding his financial success.
2. To grant or extend financial credit to someone. The shop gave credit to us for the faulty television we bought last week. If the bank agrees to give credit to me, I'll finally be able to get my business up and running.
See also: credit, give
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Those most likely to give credit to Obama include young adults, women and those with annual household incomes under $36,000.
It's rare to hear someone who appears to have won single-handedly give credit to his team rather than speak of his own prowess.
Once shared, the post will give credit to the person from whom you have shared it by saying via and then the name of the person or page.
"We have to know the qualities in our team and of course we are happy to have Yaya but we have to give credit to the whole team because we play good football and are defensively solid."
You've got to give credit to Afridi, who hit some massive sixes."
"First you need to give credit to Ashley because he behaved like a mature guy," said Grant.
"Give credit to Accrington for keeping going, but we are bitterly disappointed again."
"you've got to give credit to the players for the way they went after the game.
"Give credit to Shiv and Marlon, they played a marvellous innings."
The customary elements of this long-standing wonderful series remain in place: Constable Hamish Macbeth's romantic life remains in flux, he is content to solve crimes in the little fishing village of Lochdubh in the Scottish Highlands but give credit to anyone else because he doesn't want a promotion and wants to remain there with his dog and tamed wild cat.
In a relaxed public address, Hadid avoided the opportunity to appear triumphant, choosing instead to give credit to her long-term collaborator Patrik Schumacher, and project architects Jim Heverin and Tiago Correia.
The conventional banking system was reluctant to give credit to those who were too poor to provide any form of guarantee or needed only small amounts of money to get themselves started.
They also give credit to the Canadian Mining Industry Research Organization (CAMIRO), Cambrian College's NORCAT development centre and the federal government's Industrial Research Assistance Program (IRAP) who were instrumental in securing some project start-up money.
He preferred to give credit to his training: "Being on the Hot Shots I've learned so much.