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emblazon (something) on(to) (something)

1. To decorate something with something. Yikes, Mom, you don't need to emblazon sequins on the entire jacket!
2. To embellish something to make a specific message or affiliation known. The royal armor maker emblazoned the king's crest onto the soldiers' breastplates.
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emblazon (something) with (something)

To decorate something with something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "emblazon" and "with." Yikes, Mom, you don't need emblazon the entire jacket with sequins! Every soldier's breastplate was emblazoned with the king's crest.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

emblazon something on(to) something

1. . to decorate something with something. The workers emblazoned wild decorations on the door. They emblazoned their name on the side of the building.
2. to put some writing or symbols that proclaim something onto something. The knight emblazoned his crest onto his shield. The craftsman emblazoned the knight's crest on his shield.
See also: emblazon, on

emblazon something with something

to decorate something with writing or symbols. They emblazoned the wall with pictures of past triumphs. His shield was emblazoned with the family crest.
See also: emblazon
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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