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.

  • He is invited to John F. Kennedy's inauguration, has a "Rothko room" installed in the Phillips Collection in Washington, D.C.--the first of several such rooms in museums around the world--and accepts a commission to decorate a chapel for the de Menil family in Houston (known as the Rothko Chapel).

  • François brought Leonardo da Vinci to work at Blois, and Rosso and Primaticcio to decorate Fontainebleau.

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

  • She commissioned Correggio to decorate it in 1519 (his first work) with mischievous putti angels and a very pagan view of Chastity as symbolized by the goddess Diana.


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