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.
People wave when they go by and decorate for the holidays.