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here's to (someone or something)

A phrase that precedes a toast. Here's to your continued good health!

Here's to

(someone or something), an expression used as a toast to someone or something to wish someone or something well. Here's to Jim and Mary! May they be very happy! Here's to your new job!

here's to

One salutes someone or something. For example, Here's to Bill on his retirement, or Here's to the new project. This phrase, nearly always used as a toast to someone or something, is a shortening of here's a health to and has been so used since the late 1500s. Shakespeare had it in Romeo and Juliet (5:3): "Here's to my Love."

here’s to somebody/something!

used for wishing somebody/something health, success, happiness, etc., especially when lifting your glass and drinking a toast to somebody/something: Here’s to the happy couple! May they have a long and happy marriage!What a wonderful meal. Here’s to the cook!Here’s to success!
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And here's to fathers who yell encouragement from the sidelines instead of ragging on officials and embarrassing their child and anyone else supporting their child's team.
Here's to a friend in San Diego who, while toasting his daughter at her wedding in April, honored her for, instead of speed- dating her way through life, patiently saving herself for one good man.
Here's to good fathers who care enough to take a Birth To Three class and become even better fathers.
Here's to fathers who, like us all, have blown it with their kids.
Here's to fathers who, in a trying economy, are working a job - or hours - they don't particularly like in order to support their families.
Here's to a doctor I know who'll celebrate Father's Day in Haiti - with two of his daughters scrubbing in to help him serve hundreds of patients in need.
Here's to the mothers who drive cars with those "My child is an honor student .
Here's to the mothers of children who have grown up and been accorded worldwide respect.
And here's to the mothers of more obscure children whose value is no less than anyone else's.
Here's to single moms who step to the plate with a strike against them but still swing for the fences; foster moms who willingly take on the pressure of pinch-hitting; and grandmothers who, in essence, become mothers again to bring up the children their sons and daughters can't or won't.
Here's to mothers who must work to make ends meet - and those gutsy enough to stay home with their kids amid a culture that frowns on it.
Here's to the mothers of prodigals whose kids are still on the run.