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Praise given when it is deserved, even if one is reluctant to give it.
- ‘I'm a big believer in always giving credit where credit is due, and one of the best things a person can do is remind someone that they have the power to take something and make it better.’
- ‘It gives credit where credit is due, whether it be in the sciences or in philosophy or even in the theologies of other traditions.’
- ‘Of course, to give credit where credit is due, I wouldn't have been out there at all if it hadn't been for Tracy.’
- ‘The New York Times gives credit where credit is due.’
- ‘That said, it's only right and proper to give credit where credit is due, and the crucially important area of housing is one where our Council can hold its head high.’
- ‘In this day and age, it's all too easy to criticise service-based industries, rather than give them credit where credit is due.’
- ‘However, you must give credit where credit is due.’
- ‘I suggest to all similar-minded people: please learn to give credit where credit is due, and show a bit of respect and humility to others.’
- ‘He believed in giving credit where credit is due and I will continue that.’
- ‘I think it's very important to give credit where credit is due.’
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