more power to someone

more power to (someone or something)

May someone or something find success in their activity or pursuit. Hey, if they want to spend all their free time in front of a computer screen, then more power to them. You want to be an auto mechanic when you graduate? Well, I don't have any idea what I want to be, so more power to you!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

more power to someone

Best wishes to someone, as in He's decided to climb Mount Everest-well, more power to him. [Mid-1800s] For a more recent synonym, see right on.
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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.

more power to someone

People say more power to someone to mean that they approve of something they are doing or plan to do and hope they will be successful. If he can fix this mess, more power to him.
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