say this for someone


say this for someone
say this/that/for someone phrase
used for admitting that someone who you do not approve of has a good quality

I’ll say this for her: she’s never lied to me.

He’s very clever: you have to say that for him.

Thesaurus: words used to describe someone's personalityhyponym general words for a person's charactersynonym
Main entry: say

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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