sing something's praises

sing (someone's/something's) praises to praise someone or something very much.

You've obviously made a good impression on Paul - he was singing your praises last night.

Mat seems happy enough in Brighton - he's always singing its praises.


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  • sing something's praises — sing someone’s/​something’s praises phrase to talk about how good someone or something is Mary likes you. She’s always singing your praises. Thesaurus: to praise someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: sing …   Useful english dictionary

  • sing someone's praises — sing (someone s/something s) praises to praise someone or something very much. You ve obviously made a good impression on Paul he was singing your praises last night. Mat seems happy enough in Brighton he s always singing its praises …   New idioms dictionary

  • sing someone's praises — sing someone’s/​something’s praises phrase to talk about how good someone or something is Mary likes you. She’s always singing your praises. Thesaurus: to praise someone or somethingsynonym Main entry: sing …   Useful english dictionary

  • sing someone's/something's praises — (or sing the praises of someone/something) : to say good things about someone or something His patients all sing his praises. They were singing the praises of their new equipment. • • • Main Entry: ↑sing …   Useful english dictionary

  • sing — [ sıŋ ] (past tense sang [ sæŋ ] ; past participle sung [ sʌŋ ] ) verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to make music using your voice: Malcolm likes singing in the shower. sing a song: They sang several old familiar songs. sing about: He sang …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sing — W2S1 [sıŋ ] v past tense sang [sæŋ] past participle sung [sʌŋ] ↑microphone, ↑sheet music ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(with your voice)¦ 2¦(birds)¦ 3¦(high noise)¦ 4 sing somebody s praises 5 sing a different tune …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sing praises — sing (someone s/something s) praises to praise someone or something very much. You ve obviously made a good impression on Paul he was singing your praises last night. Mat seems happy enough in Brighton he s always singing its praises …   New idioms dictionary

  • sing */*/*/ — UK [sɪŋ] / US verb Word forms sing : present tense I/you/we/they sing he/she/it sings present participle singing past tense sang UK [sæŋ] / US past participle sung UK [sʌŋ] / US 1) [intransitive/transitive] to make music using your voice Malcolm… …   English dictionary

  • sing — [[t]sɪ̱ŋ[/t]] ♦♦ sings, singing, sang, sung 1) VERB When you sing, you make musical sounds with your voice, usually producing words that fit a tune. I can t sing... [V about n] I sing about love most of the time... [ …   English dictionary

  • sing — [[t]sɪŋ[/t]] v. sang, often, sung; sung; sing•ing; 1) mad to utter words or sounds in succession with musical modulations of the voice; vocalize melodically 2) mad to perform songs or voice compositions 3) anb (of an animal) to produce a… …   From formal English to slang

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