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slap someone on the back

Definition of slap someone on the back in English:

Congratulate someone: the group has been slapping itself on the back after its success
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  • I simply will not tolerate this injustice on their behalf, yet do you see queues of harpies slapping me on the back and congratulating me?
  • But I recognized bodies around me, slapping me on the back and congratulating me as I made my way back to my seat at the back of the room.
  • Now, go slap Alex on the back in congratulations while I go look at this.
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