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Accolades were lavished on him for receiving two Doctorate degrees in one year.

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Accolades were lavished on him for receiving two Doctorate degrees in one year.
asked May 03 '11 at 19:59 Laura Anderson Anderson New member

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This sentence is correct, but the word choice is a little awkward.  As I understand it, we lavish gold and jewels on people, not 'accolades'.

link comment answered May 05 '11 at 13:19 Kimberly Expert

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