take credit where credit is due

take credit where credit is due

proverb To receive or accept acknowledgement of one's work on or contribution to something. I came up with that idea, and I'd like to take credit where credit is due. Mitch, you worked hard on that project, so take credit where credit is due.
See also: credit, due, take
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