give someone his due

give someone his due
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  • give (someone) (their) due — something that you say when you want to describe someone s good qualities after they have done something wrong or after you have criticized them. She might be bad at writing letters but I ll give her her due, she always phones me at the end of… …   New idioms dictionary

  • give someone their due — be fair to someone to give him his due, he was a generous employer …   Useful english dictionary

  • give someone his or her due — idi give someone his or her due a) to treat someone fairly b) to acknowledge someone s unexpectedly positive behavior …   From formal English to slang

  • to give someone their due — phrase used when you are going to say something good about someone, after you have been criticizing them He really upset Lydia, although give him his due, he did apologize afterwards. Thesaurus: ways of making or receiving criticism or… …   Useful english dictionary

  • to give someone their due — used when you are going to say something good about someone, after you have been criticizing them He really upset Lydia, although give him his due, he did apologize afterwards …   English dictionary

  • give smb their due — give someone the credit that they deserve You have to give him his due. He has successfully saved the company from bankruptcy …   Idioms and examples

  • give the devil his due — {v. phr.} To be fair, even to someone who is bad; tell the truth about a person even though you don t like him, * /I don t like Mr. Jones, but to give the devil his due, I must admit that he is a good teacher./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give the devil his due — {v. phr.} To be fair, even to someone who is bad; tell the truth about a person even though you don t like him, * /I don t like Mr. Jones, but to give the devil his due, I must admit that he is a good teacher./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give the devil his due — To acknowledge some commendable quality, etc in someone otherwise disapproved of • • • Main Entry: ↑due * * * proverb acknowledge the good qualities of even a bad or undeserving person …   Useful english dictionary

  • give the devil his due — ► give the devil his due proverb if someone or something bad has any redeeming features these should be acknowledged. Main Entry: ↑devil …   English terms dictionary

  • give\ the\ devil\ his\ due — v. phr. To be fair, even to someone who is bad; tell the truth about a person even though you don t like him, I don t like Mr. Jones, but to give the devil his due, I must admit that he is a good teacher …   Словарь американских идиом


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