complimenthas the same meaning as
praiseand means to say nice things about people. The opposite of that is
to criticize. It is never easy to criticize politely. Find out how to do just that in this useful lesson on compliments and criticism. In this video, you will learn how to give praise in English and also how to tell people what they are doing wrong. You will also learn the meaning of other words like
critic. Avoid being rude or awkward, and learn how to achieve constructive results when talking to people about good and bad things!