honor for

honor someone for something

to praise someone for doing something. The committee agreed to honor Laurel for her role in the benefit dance. I want to honor you for your efforts on behalf of our cause.
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1 -- color) Preparing for a ceremony to be held Saturday, city of Lancaster park-maintenance worker Jim Russell, left, holds a plaque as Don Simnitt puts silicone on it before attaching it in the Aerospace Walk of Honor for Saturday's ceremony.
Or, in Mark Breitenberg's words, "women are a transacted property, or their chastity is a badge of honor for their husbands, validated only when other men desire to steal it" (71).
The complexity of Hamlet's situation imposes upon him the need to find an adequate system of honor with which to resolve his dilemma; Hamlet's attempt to carve out a place of honor for himself leads to a crisis of conscience.
It was a disgrace - a disgrace FBI Agent Cottone wanted to help him uncover after he arrested a military collectibles dealer for selling a couple of phony Medals of Honor for $500 each.
It is truly an honor for us to now be recognized by industry experts as an innovative technological leader.
Walter Ehlers, recipient of the Medal of Honor for heroism during World War II, says that the commendation has ``kept me honest my whole life.
Printz Honor for Airborn; Jerry Pinkney Named Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for God Bless the Child -- -- Francesca Lia Block Presented with Margaret A.
Printz Honor for excellence in young adult literature, and Jerry Pinkney's God Bless the Child was awarded a Coretta Scott King Illustrator Honor for authors and illustrators whose books promote an understanding and appreciation of the "American Dream.
Congressmen Howard Berman (D-CA) and David Dreier (R-CA) are receiving a DGA Honor for their longstanding and unwavering support of the Guild's most important legislative priority--the fight against runaway film and television production.
Tansky was recipient of this honor for his contribution for promoting a strong acceptance for French-made merchandise in America.
It was an honor for GIA to host this event for this great cause, and we deeply appreciate the tremendous support shown by those who attended," he said.
A search and rescue helicopter pilot, who earned the Congressional Medal of Honor for rescuing two downed aviators in Vietnam in June 1968, will be honored at 11 a.
Maid of Honor for the christening ceremony will be Ms.