redound to someone's credit/honor

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used to say that a person deserves credit/honor for having done something It redounds to his credit that he worked so hard to prevent this crisis.

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“Redound to someone's credit/honor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/redound%20to%20someone%27s%20credit%2Fhonor. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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