give\ one's\ due

v. phr.
To be fair to (a person), give credit that (a person) deserves.

The boxer who lost gave the new champion his due.

We should give a good worker his due.

Compare: give the devil his due

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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