Example sentences for: decorate

How can you use “decorate” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The true father of Rome’s High Renaissance, Pope Julius II (1503–1513) began the new St. Peter’s cathedral, and commissioned Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel and Raphael to decorate the Stanze.

  • At Nagasaki in mid-August, glowing lanterns decorate the graveyards, while other lanterns are put out to sea on model boats to take the departed souls back to their other world.

  • The red-and-yellow bars of Catalonia’s flag decorate the walls.

  • People decorate houses, shops, offices, and even cars with a bouquet of pine and bamboo, symbols of evergreen stability and upright behavior.

  • Do I belong to a race of fusspots who decorate their sentences with words that don't matter?


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