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English definition of “credit sb with sth”

credit sb with sth

phrasal verb with credit     /ˈkred.ɪt/ verb
to consider that someone has a particular quality: I had credited them with more integrity than they showed.Analysing and evaluatingAssessing and estimating value to say that someone is responsible for something good: She is credited with making the business a success.Praising and applaudingExaggerating and playing down
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