English version

be a credit to somebody/something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe a credit to somebody/somethingbe a credit to somebody/something (also do somebody/something credit)BEHAVE to behave so well or be so successful that your family, team etc are proud of you She’s a credit to her profession. Your children really do you credit. credit
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be a credit to somebody/somethingJo's a credit to her profession.Is their country going to be a credit to them?The crowd were a credit to the game of golf.His garden was a credit to him, too, and he grew flowers and potatoes.I was a credit to the family and I was a disgrace to it.Any excess over cost of replacement is credited to capital reserve or a specific asset replacement account.Mr. Macfie also gave £400, the annual interest to be credited to the Sustentation Fund of the congregation.To be a credit to the family was the justification for birth.Equivalent sums would be credited to the enterprises' bank accounts, subject to verification that the money had been earned legally.
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