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hail sb/sth as sth

phrasal verb with hail
 
 
/heɪl/ verb
to say publicly and enthusiastically that someone or something is something very good: He was hailed as a hero for rescuing the three-year-old from her burning home.Showing respect and admiration
Translations of “hail sb/sth as sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 讚揚…爲…
in Russian провозглашать кого-либо кем-либо…
in Turkish birisini yüceltmek, övmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 赞扬…为…
in Polish okrzyknąć kogoś/coś kimś/czymś…
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