take a bow

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Verb1.take a bow - acknowledge praise or accept credit; "They finally took a bow for what they did"
accept - consider or hold as true; "I cannot accept the dogma of this church"; "accept an argument"
2.take a bow - acknowledge applause by inclining the head, as of an artist after a performance
bow - bend the head or the upper part of the body in a gesture of respect or greeting; "He bowed before the King"
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Still mustn't carp or be churlish, and once again, you lot can take a bow after raising well over half a million - or Ten Bobs as I shall now call it - in a day for the Niger appeal.