Definition of credit where credit is due in English:

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credit where credit is due

Praise given when it is deserved, even if one is reluctant to give it.
Example sentences
  • He believed in giving credit where credit is due and I will continue that.
  • 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.
  • I think it's very important to give credit where credit is due.
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