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Usage examples for celebrate

  1. They decided to observe Thanksgiving, Christmas, and celebrate the Proclamation of Freedom on New Year's day. – A Woman's Life-Work Labors and Experiences by Laura S. Haviland
  2. Then, you see, I can cook, and I wanted to make a little feast to celebrate your beginning the job. – Partners of the Out-Trail by Harold Bindloss
  3. The time too was well- chosen; for the sisters had prevailed on the Reverend Mother to celebrate the saint's day by a masked ball, and the whole convent was engrossed in the invention of whimsical disguises. – The Valley of Decision by Edith Wharton
  4. Wont you celebrate your engagement by doing something for me? – Press Cuttings by George Bernard Shaw
  5. There was just a chance that letters written at once might arrive at Capetown before the vessel sailed on her homeward voyage, and Philippa was already rehearsing loving messages, when Madge cried eagerly: Can't we do something to celebrate the occasion? – The Daughters of a Genius by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  6. He sat down to put his discovery on paper before he attempted anything else, although the impulse to celebrate was very strong within him. – The Sport of the Gods by Paul Laurence Dunbar
  7. Mark congratulated himself on the spot in which he had chosen to celebrate this fine birthday, a day robbed from time like the day of a dream. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  8. But then, having used up all the facts he had marked in Miss Greene's pamphlets, he was forced to become more general in his remarks, and so he began to celebrate woman, ecstatically. – Her Infinite Variety by Brand Whitlock
  9. We always celebrate our Christmas then as you both know, on account of our old custom of giving Christmas day to our servants. – Colonel Carter's Christmas and The Romance of an Old-Fashioned Gentleman by F. Hopkinson Smith
  10. I mean to celebrate it! – Vicky Van by Carolyn Wells
  11. Come, Innocent, we'll go abroad and celebrate my victory over my Puggy!" – Peggy by Laura E. Richards
  12. The boarders are giving it- it is Mother's birthday and they want to celebrate. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  13. Yet Franklin Pierce, forgotten man, I celebrate your fame. – Something Else Again by Franklin P. Adams
  14. Now, said my host, placing a box of cigars before me, amuse yourself with these, and my servant shall bring us some champagne to celebrate your arrival. – A Queen's Error by Henry Curties
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