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decorate

decorate(
deh
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kuhr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to adorn)
a. decorar
I'm decorating my bedroom with posters and pretty lights.Estoy decorando mi habitación con pósteres y luces bonitas.
Tomorrow we're going to decorate the front door for Christmas.Mañana vamos a decorar la puerta de entrada para Navidad.
b. adornar
We decorate our tree the day after Thanksgiving.Adornamos el árbol el día después del Día de Acción de Gracias.
2. (to give an award)
a. condecorar
Mary was decorated with the Medal of Honor for her bravery.María fue condecorada con la Medalla de Honor por su valentía.
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decorate
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (cake, room; with decorations)
a. decorar, adornar
2. (room; with paint)
a. pintar
3. (with wallpaper)
a. empapelar
decorate [ˈdekəreɪt]
transitive verb
1 (adorn) decorar; adornar;with de
2 (paint) [+room, house] pintar; (paper) empapelar
3 (honour) condecorar
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