Grammar Patterns

in N

The 'honour' group

These nouns are used to indicate that something is done to honour or thank someone.
In 1995 the Queen hosted a 60th birthday lunch in honour of King Hussein of Jordan.
Her family were determined to start a fund in her memory to help the 30,000 people a year with the same disease in this country.
The Irish rock star was awarded the honour in March in recognition of his contribution to music and humanitarian work.
  • in appreciation of ...
  • in gratitude (to ...)
  • in homage (to ...)
  • in honour of ...
  • in memory of ...
  • in praise of ...
  • in recognition of ...
  • in remembrance (of ...)
  • in their honour
  • in their memory
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