lift (one's) hat(redirected from lifting his hat to)
lift (one's) hat
To praise, salute, congratulate, or pay tribute to someone. I must raise my hat to you for your stunning victory, Mr. President. I really have to raise my hat to the company for coming being so supportive of me and my family during this troubling time.
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