Usage examples for redecoration

  1. She managed all her own business affairs, personally dictated or wrote answers to her correspondence, and was full of schemes for the redecoration of her house and of plans for the future. – My War Experiences in Two Continents by Sarah Macnaughtan
  2. Pixie read over the tiresome grammar, and then lay back in her seat studying the furniture of the room, and deciding on the improvements which she would make if Miss Phipps asked her advice on the subject of redecoration – Pixie O'Shaughnessy by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  3. The apartments above that which had once been the stabling, hitherto occupied by the Marquis, had been added to and a slight attempt at redecoration had been made. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  4. Just undergoing redecoration inside. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  5. This controversy regarding the child was continued with unremitting force of feeling on both sides for some time, but John finally gave way to Jane's insistence, and the early days of April were spent in preparations for the journey to London and the redecoration of the home. – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  6. Now suppose the engagement was broken off, he would be free to do as he chose with the redecoration of the room. – The Rough Road by William John Locke
  7. Nebuchadnezzar- so far as his records have been found and read- did not adopt the Assyrian custom of enumerating first and foremost his expeditions and his battles; and were it not for the Hebrew Scriptures, we should hardly know that his armies ever left Babylonia, the rebuilding and redecoration of whose cities and shrines appear to have constituted his chief concern. – The Ancient East by D. G. Hogarth
  8. It was called thus, with no idea of comparison, simply because of its age, and the critics declared that its redecoration was more a matter of urgency than that of the Grimmburg. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  9. He enjoyed her placid society, and went through all the formulas expected and required of him- even to the extent of going shopping for his presumptive mother- in- law, and selecting gaudy wools of many colours for mat manufacture, and purchasing garden seeds, besides attending to the redecoration and preparation of the parsonage for the reception of his bride, under the stern and uncompromising eye of the campaigner, who would have " this" done, and " that" altered, as she pleased: her word was already law to him. – Caught in a Trap by John C. Hutcheson
  10. For months beforehand workmen were employed in the renovation and redecoration of the Abbey and its precincts. – Fifty-One Years of Victorian Life by Margaret Elizabeth Leigh Child-Villiers, Countess of Jersey