sing someone's praises

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.
See also: praise, sing
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Of course, it is easy to sing someone's praises after they have scored a hat-trick against Arsenal and then followed up with a goal to secure Liverpool's place in the semi-finals of the Champions League.
Forget Jonathan Edwards' new day job, the triple-jump legend is not a man to sing someone's praises willy-nilly.