sing (someone's or something's) praises

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sing (someone's or something's) praises

To speak very highly of something or someone; to enthusiastically endorse someone or something; to extol the virtues, benefits, or good qualities of someone or something. Our manager has been singing the new developers' praises. I hope they're up to the job! Jeff sang his phone's praises right up until it froze on him all of a sudden last night.
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sing someone's praises

Commend someone, especially to others, as in They were singing her praises to the entire community. [Mid-1500s] Also see praise to the skies.
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Over time they forge a friendship that is deepened by the arrival of Yeshu's second cousin Yohanan, who wanders the wilderness, emerging from time to time to sing praises of the natural world and baptize seekers of the spirit.
The incessant gushing is radiating throughout the Kardashian social media spectrum as Kourtney, Kim and Khloe all took to Instagram over the weekend to sing praises for their sister.
In Sweet Song, Romanos devotes himself to prayer and service, but he cannot sing praises to God like his colleagues do.
It is a natural development that will help to ensure that both boys and girls will be in the choirs, which sing praises for many years to come.
It is a natural development that will help to ensure that both boys and girls will be in choirs, which sing praises for many years to come.
Their writings used to sing praises of Mubarak and justify his decisions.
There is biblical approval of mixing religion with song and dance, namely, Psalm 149:3: "Let them praise His name with dancing; Let them sing praises to Him with timbrel and lyre.
YOU'LL find the Bright Greenies first in line to sing praises about added no-fishing zones where all manner of traditional family enjoyments are eliminated, in the name of, believe it or not, fairness to "user groups.
Millions of Chinese Internet users, the nation's vocal online citizenry who are usually more used to digging up reports on corrupt officials and misdemeanors of the young and rich, have swamped online forums in the past week to post condolences and sing praises of the dead youths.
PRAISE ye the Lord: for it is good to sing praises unto our God.
It was always a joyful thing to sing praises unto the Lord.
Prolife activists showed up to the Denver premiere of Horton Hears a Who (Blue Sky Studios) this spring to sing praises for the movie, ABC News reported.
I wanted to join voices with the school's choir and sing praises to the Lord even if I didn't believe a single word.
Instead of congratulating them for having invited a black man to sing praises for the republic," Colaiaco writes, "he had them, along with millions of white Americans, bowing their heads in shame for tolerating slavery.
We came to tell people about Him, to honour Him and sing praises and to praise God, while His Holy name was being mocked and laughed at.