take a bow

idiom

: to bow towards an audience that is applauding
When the play has finished, the actors will line up to take a bow.
often used figuratively to say that someone deserves to be praised
The people who organized the festival should take a bow for its remarkable success.

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“Take a bow.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20a%20bow. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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