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 or something's praises

 and sing the praises of someone or something
Fig. to praise someone highly and enthusiastically. The boss is singing his new secretary's praises. The theater critics are singing the praises of the young actor.
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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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sing someone's/something's praises

COMMON If you sing someone's or something's praises, you praise them in an enthusiastic way. Smith, singing Tony's praises, said: `He's different, a real natural.' All parties are singing the praises of the multi-party system. Note: You can say that someone sings their own praises if they say good things about themselves. This may sound like we're singing our own praises here, but I honestly think most people love our music.
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sing somebody’s/something’s ˈpraises

(informal) praise somebody/something very much or with great enthusiasm; say that somebody/something is very good: Both her grandsons are doctors, and she never stops singing their praises.One day he’s singing your praises; the next day he’s telling you you’re stupid. OPPOSITE: find fault (with somebody/something)
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The young starlet seems to have taken it all in her stride through - her dwarvish co-stars have been singing her praises.
SINGING HER PRAISES: Joseph and his mum Kerry, above, and the winning entry for the competition, left Pictures by ANDY STEVENSON; FEEL THE LOVE: Joseph Harvey Rivers, front centre, and mum Kerry Harvey, behind, along with runners up Emily Cogan, left, and stepdad Terry King, and Chloe Flanigan, right, with mum and dad John and Sharron.
Musson was singing her praises after the four-year-old had broken his duck at the fifteenth attempt, beating favourite Open Arms by a length and three-quarters.
This 19-year-old is being hailed as the greatest thing to hit US R&B since the beatbox, with J-Lo, Rodney Jerkins, N'Sync and Craig David singing her praises. This debut single is a hard to resist call for nonstop celebration.
First Lady Hillary Clinton and Gulf War General Colin Powell were among those singing her praises.