hand it to : Popular Idioms in English

hand it to

To acknowledge, recognize, or praise someone

We really have to hand it to Vivian for all her hard work to make this evening happen 188 hands_down HANDS DOWN Without question or competition Everyone agreed that Rochelle Smith won the beauty contest hands down. 189 happy_camper HAPPY CAMPER A happy and satisfied person or customer Mike just got back the album from the photographer, and he is one happy camper. 190 have_a_blast HAVE A BLAST To have a wonderful time Phyllis and Pearl came back from a day at the water park tired and soaked to the bone, but although the day was draining, they agreed that they had had a blast. 191 have_a_bone_to_pick HAVE A BONE TO PICK To have something to dispute I have a bone to pick with you about the mess in the kitchen

News & Articles

  • Movie Review: "Only God Forgives" A forgettable, bloody fetish
    You've got to hand it to Nicolas Winding Refn. Only a filmmaker of his supreme self-confidence is willing to put one of the most charismatic stars on the planet in his movie, only to reduce his leading man's face to an unrecognizable mess by the film's end.
    July 17, 2013 - The Oakland Press
  • 'Only God Forgives': A forgettable, bloody fetish
    You've got to hand it to Nicolas Winding Refn. Only a filmmaker of his supreme self-confidence is willing to put one of the most charismatic stars on the planet in his movie, only to reduce his leading man's face to an unrecognizable mess by the film's end.
    July 17, 2013 - The Middletown Press
  • 'Only God Forgives': A forgettable, bloody fetish (film review)
    You've got to hand it to Nicolas Winding Refn. Only a filmmaker of his supreme self-confidence is willing to put one of the most charismatic stars on the planet in his movie, only to reduce his leading man's face to an unrecognizable mess by the film's end.
    July 17, 2013 - Kingston Daily Freeman