sing someone's/something's praises

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Definition of sing someone's/something's praises

: to say good things about someone or something often in a very enthusiastic way The doctor has a wonderful bedside manner and patients sing her praises. It seems like everyone is singing the new restaurant's praises, but I was unimpressed.

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“Sing someone's/something's praises.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sing%20someone%27s%2Fsomething%27s%20praises. Accessed 14 Jul. 2020.

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