hail sb/sth as sth
— phrasal verb with hail uk /heɪl/ us /heɪl/ verb
- An ordinary priest, he was hailed by thousands as the new messiah.
- The constitutional changes have been hailed as a triumph for democracy.
- The manager hailed his young team as potential champions.
- The film has been hailed as the director's best work.
- The singer has been hailed as the country's brightest new talent.
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