Example sentences for: decorate

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

  • This experience--life in a furnitureless home, which reminds me somehow of the famous Julie Christie-alone-on-the-balcony scene in Darling --explains, to me at least, why Duff is asking for so much money to decorate the apartment she wants Perelman to buy her--although I was interested to read an interview in the New York Post with several decorators who said her budget was, if anything, low.

  • 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.

  • stoon 1. to decorate a human victim with cigarette burns as a means of torture.

  • The pretty Byzantine church (c1080) has a stone-and-tile dome exterior but is famed throughout Greece for the fantastic mosaics that decorate the interior, particularly that of Christ Pantocrator in the main dome.

  • Most often the small banner-sized sheets are made to decorate altars and nacimientos (nativity scenes), or for such celebrations as Cinco de Mayo (the Fifth of May) and El Diez y Seis de Septiembre (the Sixteenth of September).


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