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have (got) to hand it to sb

C2 If you say you have (got) to hand it to someone you mean that they have been very successful or skilful: I mean you've got to hand it to her, she's brought up those three children all on her own.
Translations of “have (got) to hand it to sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不得不佩服(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不得不佩服(某人)…
(Definition of have (got) to hand it to sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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