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full marks

noun, British
1.
full credit; due praise.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Examples from the web for full marks
  • So, full marks to you for making a choice, however bad the options.
  • full marks to the bank, then, for the candour of its self-criticism.
  • They deserved full marks, though, for their enterprising program.
  • Not exactly a professional business query, but it gets full marks for spontaneity and confidence.
  • Although certainly deserving of full marks for inventiveness, the argument is nonetheless entirely specious.

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