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decorate (someone) for (something)

To acknowledge one with an award for a special accomplishment or achievement, often one linked to heroism. The soldier who rescued his entire platoon was decorated for his valor in a ceremony earlier today.
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decorate (something) with (something)

To decorate or embellish something with something, often for a particular occasion. I decorated the room with crepe paper and balloons for the birthday party. My little niece adorably decorated her card to me with lots of stickers.
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decorate someone for something

to award someone a medal or ribbon for doing something important or brave. The town decorated her for her heroic act. She was decorated for her heroism.
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decorate something with something

to adorn or ornament something with something. I will decorate the cake with roses made of sugar. Can I decorate your car with streamers for the parade?
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households that decorate their home for different holidays.
All new Decorate Smart products can be easily identified by the Wilton signature color: purple.
Which holidays they decorate for and whether they focus their decorations inside and/or outside of the home
Peeps fans who want to decorate and personalize orange pumpkins for Halloween, pick up a package of the new Marshmallow Peeps Decorating Kit for Halloween.
While many decorators choose harvest-home or 'fun-and-funky' themes to decorate for Halloween, this year the dark and spooky side of Halloween will be the preferred decorations theme, the research reveals.
Siler predicts that the novelty and fun of this new way to decorate treats will pique the interest of the full range of at-home bakers - from those who are committed cake decorators to those without a dab of cake decorating experience.
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Company also offers turnkey hot-stamping systems, foil, and equipment to decorate various types of substrates and configurations.
Coursework is primarily hands-on and teaches students how to bake, decorate cakes, cookies, cupcakes, and make stunning displays using a multitude of materials such as fresh flowers and rolled fondant.
People decorate for the holidays to get them in the mood for a happy, memorable celebration.
From the color palette, to the furniture and the accessories, the way we decorate is truly a reflection of our individuality.
First, when it wasn't good enough to simply decorate, the 23-year Rose Parade float veteran took welding classes with two friends in the early 1990s so they could build their own float - from the bottom up - for the city of Burbank.
Roll-on presses include a vertical press that can hold up to a 12-in, roller with the ability to decorate 360[degrees] on cylindrical parts in one step.
JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores, is creating a buzz in the design world with Chris Madden and "Turning Home Into Haven," a new collection of home furnishings designed to make it easy for everyone to decorate their homes fashionably and affordably.