full marks

full marks
To exclaim complete satisfaction with someones efforts.
2. noun
a) Literally the maximum marks obtainable in an exam or test.

She got full marks. Not one single error.

b) To say you think someone is correct in what they say.

I would have to give you full marks for that statement.

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  • full marks — n [plural] 1.) if you give someone full marks, you praise them for doing something well full marks to sb (for sth) ▪ Not the most stylish mobile, but full marks to Marconi for originality. 2.) BrE the highest number of points you can get for… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • full marks — noun plural BRITISH 1. ) the highest score that a student can get on an examination 2. ) full marks for MAINLY SPOKEN praise that someone deserves …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • full marks — full′ marks′ n. pl. brit. full credit; due praise • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • full marks — ► PLURAL NOUN ▪ the maximum award in an examination or assessment …   English terms dictionary

  • full marks — pl.n. Brit. 1. the highest grade or rating possible, as for schoolwork 2. figuratively, very high praise …   English World dictionary

  • full marks — noun plural : complete credit : due commendation full marks must be given the victor * * * full marks, Especially British Informal. complete credit; praise; compliments: »Moreno, who rode the winner, deserves full marks for horsemanship (Audax… …   Useful english dictionary

  • full marks — 1) N PLURAL If you get full marks in a test or exam, you get everything right and gain the maximum number of marks. [BRIT] Most people in fact got full marks in one question and zero in the other. (in AM, use a perfect score) 2) N PLURAL: usu N… …   English dictionary

  • full marks — UK / US noun [plural] British 1) the highest score that a student can get in an examination She got full marks in French. 2) mainly spoken praise that someone deserves full marks for: You have to give him full marks for trying …   English dictionary

  • ˌfull ˈmarks — noun [plural] British the highest score that a student can get in an examination She got full marks in French.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • full marks — Brit. full credit; due praise. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

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