sing the praises of

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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Ince was quick to sing the praises of his captain, adding: "Once again he's answered his critics in the best possible way.
Ironically, this is true at a time when, as never before, it is fashionable to sing the praises of"values." It is, however, a case of"My values are better than your values."
I worked in long term care for a dozen years myself, and I've been a stalwart member of that chorus who sing the praises of nursing assistants and describe them as the "backbone" of nursing home care.
But she was clearly delighted to launch the Western Australia Tourist Commission in London and sing the praises of her homeland.
Although scholars like Seymour Martin Lipset and Lewis Coser dismissed Packard as simplistic and his data as sloppy, his refusal to sing the praises of corporate America and 50s-style conformity made him heroic to millions of readers.
Could I sing the praises of the youth (and adults) of Teesside's Handicapped Fellowship who give their time and love to enrich the lives of their friends with learning disabilities?
I would like to sing the praises of paramedics and hospital staff at both HRI and Leeds General Infirmary.
Singing the blues may not come naturally to this particular pair but on this occasion they were more than happy to sing the praises of Council Depot Blues.
In a twist on Benny Hill's tale of a speedy milkman, Cardiff City fans have hijacked the comedian's well-remembered ditty to sing the praises of "Earnie, the fastest hitman in the West".
PAUL NICHOLLS was quick to sing the praises of conditional rider Bobby McNally after the young Irishman had booted home Gaysun in the three- and-a-quarter-mile-plus handicap chase and Bairon in the novice hurdle.
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.
AC MILAN'S fine season has seen vice-president Adriano Galliani sing the praises of coach Carlo Ancelotti.
TRAINER Val Ward was quick to sing the praises of up-and-coming Ben Hitchcott after the 3lb claimer had ridden her Prodigal Son to victory in the novice hurdle.
But far from promoting United's success, John was there to sing the praises of National Sandwich Week.
I accept theQueen's behaviour is beyond reproach but I feel the behaviour of several members of the royal family leaves much to be desired That is why I think it is time for a change of anthem to a piece of music which will sing the praises of this wonderful country and the freedom which we all take for granted.