a pat on the back
/ɐ pˈæt ɑːnðə bˈæk/
a praise or encouragement given to someone because of what they have done or achieved
to pat sb on the back
/pˈæt ˌɛsbˈiː ɑːnðə bˈæk/
to praise or encourage someone to show one thinks they have done a great job at doing something
brownie point
/bɹˈaʊni pˈɔɪnt/
approval of a person in authority that a person tries to gain by doing something that pleases or impresses them
give credit where credit / it is due
/ɡˈɪv kɹˈɛdɪt wˌɛɹ kɹˈɛdɪt ɔːɹ ɪt ɪz dˈuː/
used for saying that one should acknowledge and appreciate someone's achievements or efforts when they rightfully deserve recognition
to do well by sb
/dˈuː wˈɛl bˈaɪ/
to treat someone with proper care and respect
to take one's hat off to sb
/tˈeɪk wˈʌnz hˈæt ˈɔf tuː/
to praise or admire someone because of what they have done or achieved
to sing the praises of sb/sth
/sˈɪŋ ðə pɹˈeɪzᵻz ʌv ˌɛsbˈiː slˈæʃ ˌɛstˌiːˈeɪtʃ/
to speak or write about someone or something in a very positive and enthusiastic way
let's hear it for sb
/lˈɛts hˈɪɹ ɪt fɔːɹ ˌɛsbˈiː/
said as a way of showing praise or appreciation for someone or inviting other people to clap for them
to roll out the red carpet
/ɹˈoʊl ˈaʊt ðə ɹˈɛd kˈɑːɹpɪt/
to treat a guest whom one greatly values with extra care and attention
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