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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
Also see sing someone's praises. prayer, not a ➧ See under not a hope in hell.
preach ➧ In addition to the idiom beginning with preach, also see practice what
you preach. preach to the converted Try to convince someone who is already ...
Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
... to like than the Atlanta Braves in this series. praises sing sb's/sth's praises, also
sing the praises of sb/sth to praise someone or something with enthusiasm ♢ /
hate the city, but my sister is always singing its praises. sing someone's praises ...
Chembers 21 Century Dictionary
7 intr said of birds, specific insects, etc: to produce calls or sounds. 8 (also sing of
) to write in poetry. 9 to proclaim or relate (an event, etc) in song or verse. • sing
someone's praises to praise them enthusiastically. © Anglo-Saxon singan. m sing
Chambers concise dictionary
[Anglo-Saxon singan] ♢ sing someone's praises see under praise. O sing along
said of an audience: to join in the familiar songs with the performer, sing out to
shout or call out. sing. >abbrev singular. singalong > n a singsong. singe /smd3/
> v ...
Advanced Learner's Dictionary
5 proclaim enthusiastically: sing someone's praises 6 celebrate or tell a story
about in song or verse, singer a sing out (informal) shout or call: Sing out if you
want anything. < Old English singan. SEE PANEL Singe (smds) vb 1 burn the
Pocket Oxford English Dictionary
2 make a whistling sound. sing someone's praises praise someone highly. singer
n. singalong n. an informal occasion when people sing together in a group.
Singaporean /sing-uh-por-i-uhn/ n. a person from Singapore. adj. relating to ...
Chambers Pocket Dictionary
sing someone's praises to praise someone enthusiastically. [OE singan]
singsong n an informal bout of singing for pleasure. — adj (of a speaking voice,
etc.) musical; up-and-down in tone or pitch. sing, abbrev singular. singe v
singeing (tr ...
Elaine Higgleton, Howard Sargeant, Anne Seaton, 1992
Islamic and Caste Knowledge Practices Among Haalpulaaren in ...
To sing someone's praises, askinade netfdo, is to sing the genealogy or pedigree
of a person by listing their ancestors and referring to the deeds they performed.
The root of the verb askinade, 'to praise', lends itself in substantive form to the ...
praise praise (someone) to the skies see sky. sing (someone's) praises to praise (
someone) with great enthusiasm: She was singing the praises of her new
secretary, who is apparently absolutely ideal. [A Biblical phrase.] preach practise
Something to Declare: Good Lesbian Travel Writing
... usually at first to sing “someone's” praises, inclusive of sexual suggestions, and
later to complain about “someone's” lack of emotional depth. I understood my role
as simply listening. If I flattered Kiva on the features of her newest lover, I was ...
NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SING SOMEONE'S PRAISES»
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The Squid Whisperer
She's also much-loved in the field; I have never had so many sources practically falling over themselves to sing someone's praises. McFall-Ngai's work will ... «National Geographic, Jan 15»