take your hat off to

take (one's) hat off to (someone or something)

To praise, salute, congratulate, or pay tribute to someone or something. We all take our hats off to Janet for her recent promotion. I take my hat off to that organization for providing help when no one else does.
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take your hat off to

state your admiration for someone who has achieved something. British
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