Meaning of “earn/get/score brownie points” in the English Dictionary

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"earn/get/score brownie points" in British English

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earn/get/score brownie points

humorous

to get praise or approval for something you have done:

I thought I could score some brownie points with my mother-in-law by offering to cook dinner.

(Definition of “earn/get/score brownie points” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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