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decorate

US [ˈdekəˌreɪt]
UK [ˈdekəreɪt]
  • v.装饰;装点;装潢;点缀
  • Web修饰;布置;装修
Simple Present:decorates  Present Participle:decorating  Past Tense:decorated  
decorate
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v.
1.
[t]
~ sth (with sth)
装饰;装潢to make sth look more attractive by putting things on it
They decorated the room with flowers and balloons.
他们用花和气球装饰了房间。
The cake was decorated to look like a car.
这蛋糕装饰得像一辆汽车。
2.
[i][t]
粉刷;油漆;糊墙纸to put paint, wallpaper , etc. on the walls and ceilings of a room or house
I hate decorating.
我讨厌粉刷墙壁。
He has his own painting and decorating business.
他经营自己的油漆和粉刷墙壁生意。
We need to decorate the sitting room.
我们需要将客厅粉刷一下。
The sitting room needs decorating.
客厅需要粉刷。
3.
[t]
~ sth
点缀;装点to be placed on sth in order to make it look more attractive
Photographs of actors decorated the walls of the restaurant.
演员的照片装点着餐馆的墙壁。
4.
[t][usupass]
~ sb (for sth)
授给(某人)勋章(或奖章)to give sb a medal as a sign of respect for sth they have done

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