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honor (someone) for (something)
To praise or celebrate someone for a particular act or thing. Tonight, the school is honoring Eric for his accomplishments as a scholar-athlete. The fireman is being honored for his brave rescue of all those people in the apartment fire.
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.