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    #1

    praise / compliment

    Can you use "to compliment" in the sense of "to praise" as in "he complimented the music"

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    #2

    Re: praise / compliment

    Which dictionary have you consulted?

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    Re: praise / compliment

    The Oxford Advanced Learner's dictionary which suggests that it has to be something like "he complimented him on his taste in music". I only wanted to make sure, because I'm not a native speaker.

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    Re: praise / compliment

    I think compliment is given to a person, his performance and not to the music itself.

    not a teacher

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