sing the praises of


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sing the praises of (someone or something)

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

express enthusiastic approval or admiration of.
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rife with closeted gay men who sing the praises of Republican family values' by day and cruise for boy prostitutes by night.
I would like to sing the praises of paramedics and hospital staff at both HRI and Leeds General Infirmary.
AC MILAN'S fine season has seen vice-president Adriano Galliani sing the praises of coach Carlo Ancelotti.
The reputation of a religious-order founder, of course, can sometimes suffer when loyal sons and daughters take pen (or computer) in hand to sing the praises of the holy founder.