raise (one's) hat

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raise (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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raise your hat to someone

admire or applaud someone.
The image here is of the gesture of briefly removing your hat as a mark of courtesy or respect to someone.
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