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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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Wilton's history started with Dewey McKinley Wilton, a man from modest beginnings who turned his talent for confectionery art into an opportunity to teach people a simple way to decorate beautifully," says Eric Erwin, Chief Marketing Officer at Wilton.
Model VPC includes over/under conveyor that facilitates rapid, continuous feed of tubes, pencils, and other cylindrical objects while the two-headed VPC decorates two-color registered graphics.
He decorates out of a sense of community spirit, he said.
Scott Elliott decorates three houses in Van Nuys: his home, the home of his parents' and their neighbor's.
DESIGN IN EVERY CORNER: Have you ever wondered how a world-class artist decorates his home?
Kathleen Suskauer of Westlake Village still decorates for Halloween and fondly recalls the holiday during her childhood.
Photo: (1--Cover--Color) On the cover: ``Baywatch'' star Traci Bingham decorates her Christmas Tree Lane offering.
The ST-10 compact, tabletop heat-transfer system decorates cylindrical or flat parts.
I love my room, and I really like outer space, but I wouldn't have been able to decorate like this if it weren't for my aunt (who works for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Canada Flintridge) because she gets me all these posters and space and planet information that are on the ceiling,'' says Inman.
Company also offers turnkey hot-stamping systems, foil, and equipment to decorate various types of substrates and configurations.
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.
roller with the ability to decorate 360 [degrees] on cylindrical parts in one step.