a slap on the back

noun phrase

Definition of a slap on the back

: the act of slapping someone's back usually to express praise or approval He gave me a slap on the back and said "Good job!"

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“A slap on the back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20slap%20on%20the%20back. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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