decorate for

decorate (someone) for (something)

To honor 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 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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Throughout the area, countless residents are taking the time to decorate for Halloween and share their love of the holiday with those passing by.
1 billion industry, according to Unity Marketing, and despite the current anti-clutter trend, the desire to decorate for the holidays continues to grow.
But let me also say that I always decorate for Christmas.
Decorating gets you in the mood to celebrate, while favorite decorations bring back memories People decorate for the holidays to get them in the mood for a happy, memorable celebration.
People wave when they go by and decorate for the holidays.
Which holidays they decorate for and whether they focus their decorations inside and/or outside of the home
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.
Reinventing the methods that Americans use to decorate for the holidays, The Christmas Light Co.