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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 my beautiful sister Marie.
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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!
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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."
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

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!
See also: somebody
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