celebrate (one) for (something)

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celebrate (one) for (something)

To honor and acclaim one for a remarkable action or achievement. We still celebrate Sir Alexander Fleming today for his discovery of penicillin.
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We can celebrate for weeks at a time, not to mention celebrating the 900th anniversary of Saint So-and-So.