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Sentences with the noun Accolade

20 examples:

The accolade of your peers is very exciting, always. There's lots of good stuff on the ballot.
(Cory Doctorow)

Here's a look back at the players who have claimed the accolade.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

She is the first living German novelist to receive the accolade.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Lisa Watson beat a number of zoos who were also trying for the accolade.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

It is the second year in a row MailOnline has been awarded the accolade.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

The accolade was mere public relations hype, but the playful, madcap eatery actually deserved it.
(The Independent - People, )

Comedian James Corden, 36, beat the likes of Ricky Gervais, Eamonn Holmes and Rob Kardashian to the accolade.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

World famous singer Van Morrison, who is to be granted the freedom of Belfast, is to play a free concert to mark the accolade.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Juan Mata has been awarded the accolade of Manchester United's player of the month for February by their fans around the world.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

A nine-minute clip by Solveig Settemsdal is awarded the prestigious Jerwood Drawing Prize - the first video to win the accolade.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Boris Johnson has got one over his long-time rival David Cameron - taking the accolade of the most searched-for politician on Google in 2013.
(BBC News - Politics, )

London is expected to welcome a world-beating 18.82 million visitors in 2015, winning it the accolade of the most popular city on the planet.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

Vancouver striker Camilo Sanvezzo has been named the MLS player of the month for July, becoming the first player in Whitecaps history to win the accolade.
(CBC Sports, )

16-year-old high school junior, Kendra Muller, from Utah, won the accolade on Saturday and then handed her sash, tiara and title to runner-up Amanda Belnap.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Michael ‘Nick’ Nichols’ photograph of a pride of lazing lions in Tanzania’s Serengeti National Park beat more than 42,000 entries to win the accolade.
(Daily Mail - Science, )

Hemel Hempstead, in Hertfordshire, was awarded the accolade of 'ugliest town' following a survey run by a website which saw more than 3,000 votes cast overall.
(Daily Mail - News, )

So lucrative are flights from London to the nest of neon that BA flies from both Gatwick and Heathrow to the city– the only long-haul destination to earn such an accolade.
(The Independent - Travel, )

The Minnesota Timberwolves forward was named NBA Western Conference rookie of the month for February– the fourth straight month the Vaughan, Ont. native has received the accolade.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

Cristiano Ronaldo might have beaten Lionel Messi to the Ballon d'Or earlier this year, but the Barcelona man has gained a measure of revenge on his great rival by winning another accolade.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Amy O'Connor, 21, from Stoke-on-Trent who got the engagement ring stuck on her finger after partner Chris proposed has won the accolade of 'worst proposal story' in a social networking competition.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

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Winning the Grand National is the ultimate accolade for any horse, but it's finally time to put an old debate to rest: Who is the greatest National winner of all time?
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Other sentences

82 examples:

When someone pursues music through your music, that's the greatest accolade anybody can get.
(Rick Springfield)

It also takes the accolade for fourth best in Europe.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

It was to be, aged four, my first and last ballet accolade.
(The Independent - Health & Families, )

He understood just what this particular accolade represents.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Justin Morneau has another accolade to add to his collection.
(The Vancouver Sun - Sports, )

For Sir Bobby Robson, the term ‘class’ was the highest accolade.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Now, 47 years on she is to be awarded the nation’s highest accolade.
(The Independent - World News, )

It is the ultimate accolade to be respected and honoured by your peers.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Italian composer is set to receive another accolade this awards season.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

The Toronto Raptors have added another accolade to their record-breaking season.
(Lori Ewing in CBC Sports, )

The Mentor, a cabernet shiraz malbec blend is a fitting accolade to Peter Lehmann.
(The Vancouver Sun - Food, )

Dubai claims another accolade by opening the world's biggest natural flower garden.
(John O' Ceallaigh in The Telegraph - Travel, )

More than 10,000 people applied for the accolade, most of them from the United States.
(USA Today - World, )

The 'Mr. Turner' director will receive the Academy's highest accolade at the awards ceremony.
(The Hollywood Reporter - International, )

There are numerous contenders for that accolade, Thierry Henry or Patrick Vieira for example.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Wolfgang Hatz was given the accolade for ‘his enormous accomplishments in the motoring industry’.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

US band Blondie are to collect an accolade for their life's work at the NME Awards in London later this month.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Bob Dylan, Nobel literature laureate: the iconic American musician’s latest accolade has the public buzzing.
(Jessica Wong in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

Curvaceous Suzy Cortez, from Distrito Federal, Brazil, won the highly sought-after 'rear of the year' accolade.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

It's the first time the star, 27, has been awarded the accolade, having ranked second in 2014 and fourth in 2013.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Irish band Clannad are to be be presented with a lifetime achievement accolade at this year's Radio 2 Folk Awards.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The accolade, given each year to a Chinese-language film, is widely considered Asia’s most important film prize.
(The New York Times - Arts, )

Spain's Alberto Contador succeeds Britain's Chris Froome as the rider of the year by winning the Velo d'Or accolade.
(BBC Sport - Cycling, )

Australian Cate Blanchett says it's an "incredible honour" to receive the British Film Institute's highest accolade.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen is to get the British Film Institute's highest accolade, the BFI Fellowship.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Fairfax Media business reporter Adele Ferguson has won Australia's highest journalism accolade, the Gold Walkley award.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Lily wasn't sure whether or not she read out the full list of nominees before presenting the accolade to Arctic Monkeys.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

Katy Perry took home one of the main prizes of the night at the Elle Style Awards, picking up the Woman of the Year accolade.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

US singer Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature, becoming the first songwriter to win the prestigious accolade.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Arsene Wenger has paid the ultimate accolade to Michu by likening the Swansea crowd favourite to Arsenal legend Dennis Bergkamp.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Yorkshire-born designer won the accolade at the WGSN Global Fashion Awards 2013. Last year's winner was photographer Rankin.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Along with his thanks, Quincy Jones had words of warning when he accepted an accolade from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
(Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

A joke by Tim Vine is voted the funniest at this year's Edinburgh Fringe, making him the first comedian to win the accolade twice.
(BBC News - World News, )

But the accolade, set to be announced at the annual meeting of the IMF in Washington, is unlikely to move interest rates back home.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi triumphed at the Globe Soccer Awards in Dubai after scooping the Best Player of the Year accolade.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Leigh-on Sea won the accolade after scoring highly on a range of issues, including community spirit and a strong sense of belonging.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A black cadet who has worked his way up through the ranks at Sandhurst is due to be awarded the sword of honour, the highest accolade.
(BBC News - U.K. News, )

David Tennant is named the UK's favourite Doctor Who, while Billie Piper wins the accolade as the best companion of the show's 50 years.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

They're spearheading their teams in a two-horse race for the title but Jamie Vardy and Harry Kane are vying for a personal accolade too.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The bank was awarded the accolade following an annual survey of 20,000 savers and borrowers for the personal finance magazine, Moneywise.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

A supermarket complex in London has been awarded the Carbuncle Cup 2014 – an unwelcome accolade given to the UK’s worst new building.
(The Independent - Arts & Entertainment, )

Stratford in East London is awarded the accolade as the country’s worst crime hotspot – a magnet for muggers, pickpockets and thieves.
(Daily Mail - News, )

A year ago, James Dasaolu lay claim to that accolade with a blistering run of 9.91 seconds in the 100 metres at the British Championships.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

Maria Sharapova has hung on to her Forbes accolade for another year as she was revealed to be the highest-paid female athlete in the world.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Manchester City and England star Joe Hart has bagged himself another impressive accolade by becoming the new face of a Hugo Boss fragrance.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Organisers of the Bad Sex in Fiction Award have confirmed Morrissey’s new novel is an “obvious frontrunner” for the dubious accolade.
(The Independent - People, )

Actor Sir Donald Sinden is honoured posthumously at the UK Theatre Awards with an accolade named after fellow actor knight Sir John Gielgud.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

The on-board accolade was directed at the 500-plus passengers crowded aboard a delayed train as it crawled into London's Paddington station.
(The Independent - Travel, )

Richard Flanagan, 53, won the accolade for The Narrow Road to the Deep North, which is dedicated to ‘prisoner 335’ – his father Archie.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Not only did the 52 year-old host the show at London's Theatre Royal, but he also collected the Best Comedy Entertainment Programme accolade.
(Daily Mail - TV&Showbiz, )

A suburban father of five is drawing accolade from the fashion industry for the quirky paintings and illustrations that he posts to Instagram.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

There is no greater accolade for a hard rock band than to be considered “dangerous,” and if any band ever qualified it would be Motorhead.
(Mike Boehm in Los Angeles Times - Pop & Hiss, )

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Franck Ribery will battle it out for the FIFA Ballon d'Or, football's most prestigious individual accolade.
(CNN - World Sport, )

The White House will award the top US military accolade to 24 veterans after a review of cases potentially overlooked because of discrimination.
(BBC News - World News, )

Australia's Todd Woodbridge and Mark Woodforde will receive the Philippe Chatrier Award - the International Tennis Federation's highest accolade.
(Sydney Morning Herald - World, )

The former Spice Girl is up for the prestigious accolade, presented by the British Fashion Council, at the British Fashion Awards 2015 in November.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Not long ago, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the president of Turkey, earned about the warmest accolade possible from President Vladimir V. Putin of Russia.
(The New York Times - World News, )

The 470 class world champions Mathew Belcher and Will Ryan have earned another accolade, winning the Yachting Australia male sailor of the year award.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Actress Joan Collins says becoming a dame had "never even crossed her mind" as she receives the accolade from the Prince of Wales for services to charity.
(BBC News - Entertainment & Arts, )

Tatiana Maslany won the 2016 Emmy Award for lead actress in a drama series on Sunday, an accolade that members of the Clone Club feel has been long overdue.
(Los Angeles Times - Hockey, )

Brighton may be famous for its sea, sand and top nightlife, but it has been given an additional unwanted accolade – the worst spot in Britain for gazumping.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

Mark Cavendish will begin the Tour de France on Saturday seeking to add another accolade to his illustrious list of successes: a stint in the fabled yellow jersey.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Uruguayan star is guaranteed at least one vote after West Bromwich goalkeeper Ben Foster revealed his choices for the annual players' players accolade on Twitter.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Nottingham Forest star Henri Lansbury has been named the Sky Bet Championship Player of the Month for February, with Norwich's Alex Neil scooping the Manager accolade.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

This week, Angela Rippon's iconic 70s hairstyle (main) was hailed as the influential celebrity cut of all time - an accolade the newsreader admits was a bit of a shock.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

The Foreign Secretary, who has spent most of the week at the Hollywood actress’s side, bestowed the surprise accolade on her as part of the Queen’s birthday honours.
(Daily Mail - Femail, )

Brighton may be famous for its sea, sand and top nightlife, but it has been given an additional unwanted accolade – it's been named the worst spot in Britain for gazumping.
(Daily Mail - Money, )

This sumptuous 50-acre Oberoi Udaivilas in Rajasthan beat stiff world-wide competition to be given the accolade in a recent magazine reader poll, for the second year running.
(Daily Mail - Travel, )

In the ongoing fight for the 'most absurd Grammys outfit' accolade, singer and model Joy Villa wore what some people are describing as a dress - made entirely form snow fencing.
(The Independent - Fashion, )

Nerveless under the most extreme pressure, faultless when it mattered, Andy Murray’s elevation to the most exalted ranks of sporting legend deserves every accolade imaginable.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Farah is up against Usain Bolt and Ukrainian high jumper Bohdan Bondarenko for the accolade, with the winner to be announced at the World Athletics Gala in Monaco on 16 November.
(The Independent - Athletics, )

It's not the best accolade for a lonely canine to have but Biscuit, a dog at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, has now been rejected by 5,000 potential owners over the course two years.
(The Independent - U.K. News, )

The award — Billboard's highest accolade in the touring space — honors individuals or bands who have made significant and lasting contributions to live music and the touring industry.
(The Hollywood Reporter - Music, )

Two NSW conservation areas have been named on a list of world-class protected areas, the only state in Australia to earn the accolade from the International Union for Conservation of Nature.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

The most decorated player in Premier League history added another accolade to his ever-growing collection on Tuesday as Ryan Giggs became the latest recipient of the Legend of Football award.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Warren Gatland was made an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list, but the Wales coach would happily trade his accolade for victory over South Africa in Saturday's opening Test at Kings Park.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Barbra Streisand is about to add another accolade to her resume: the improvement of iOS 10. The star has appealed to Tim Cook himself to make sure that iOS 10 Siri pronounces her name correctly.
(Tech Times - Personal Tech, )

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew wants to receive the ultimate Geordie accolade of becoming a Freeman of the City, even though many supporters feel he is lucky to still be in a job on Tyneside.
(Luke Edwards in The Telegraph - Premier League, )

The 38-year-old football ambassador has been named as one of the potential candidates for the Royal accolade, with officials reportedly carrying out standard checks before he is officially confirmed.
(Daily Mail - News, )

Toronto author Teresa Toten has earned another accolade for her young adult novel The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B, named one of the winners of the Ruth and Sylvia Schwartz Children’s Book Awards today.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

After earning kudos at film festivals and front-runner status during the ongoing movie awards season, the harrowing 12 Years a Slave has garnered a fresh accolade: it will be taught in U.S. public schools.
(CBC News in CBC News - Arts & Entertainment, )

After reports the Sherlock star, 38, is to receive the accolade, which is just one rung below a knighthood, critics claimed the decision to do so turned the honours system into an ‘alternative Oscars’.
(Daily Mail - News, )

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