English : Brownie Points

What is the meaning of Brownie Points?

By Mr. Saravanan, Lucknow, India – 19th June 2007.

It is an imaginary award that you get for having done something good. When you get or gain brownie points, it is the imaginary credit that you get for having done something useful or good.

• I earned some brownie points for helping the old lady cross the street.

• How many brownie points did you get for looking after her kids?

• You are not going to get any brownie points for doing that.

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