decorate (someone) for (something)

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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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Decorating graves is a strong tradition in Latino homes, and their father had always said he wanted his grave decorated for Christmas, Nunez said.
1) Donna Jensen and her granddaughter, Kaitlin Carroll, 8, visit the grave site of Jensen's mother - which has been decorated for the holidays - at the San Fernando Mission Cemetery Saturday.
Stephens said safety is the top reason why more people hire professional companies to have their homes and businesses decorated for the holiday season.
3) Pat and Julie McGuire's home on Irondale Avenue has been decorated for the holidays for the past 10 years.
Although the houses were never actually decorated for Christmas in their heyday, since they were all summer cottages, we decorate them today in a period-relevant style," Carneiro said.