Origin of congratulate
OTHER WORDS FROM congratulatecon·grat·u·la·tor, nounpre·con·grat·u·late, verb (used with object), pre·con·grat·u·lat·ed, pre·con·grat·u·lat·ing.un·con·grat·u·lat·ed, adjectiveun·con·grat·u·lat·ing, adjective
How to use congratulate in a sentence
Brendon loses no time in congratulating Elle on her new love connection, forcing Elle back to Darcy for answers.‘Written in the Stars’ is a ‘Pride and Prejudice’ reboot that’s charming, effervescent and entirely itself|Ellen Morton|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
She congratulated Gloria, the mayor-elect, but had a score to settle.Morning Report: All Eyes on Council President Race|Voice of San Diego|November 10, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Within an hour, Katie’s phone dinged with an email from VEX Robotics, congratulating the RoboKnights on qualifying for the regional tournament.This AI whiz could be the next Elon Musk or Steve Jobs, but first she has to navigate being 18|Taylor Telford|November 5, 2020|Washington Post
“I have called Sara Jacobs to congratulate her and I stand ready to work with her to advance just policies that will benefit working families and ensure that our recovery from this pandemic leaves no one behind,” Gómez wrote, in a press release.Morning Report: Dems Take County Control|Voice of San Diego|November 4, 2020|Voice of San Diego
We regularly self-congratulate ourselves, yet I have seen the same patterns over and over.
Tweeting and Instagramming about their participation, making themselves the story like they want to be congratulated.The Unbearable Whiteness of Protesting|Rawiya Kameir, Judnick Mayard|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“My prom date got ahold of my number and called me recently and congratulated me on everything that's going on,” says Trainor.‘All About That Bass’ Singer Meghan Trainor On Haters and Her Polarizing (and Unlikely) No. 1 Hit|Marlow Stern|October 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Coalition country and U.N. leaders congratulated the government of Afghanistan on a successful election.The View of Iraq From Troops in Afghanistan|Nick Willard|June 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And a lawyer friend of mine congratulated me on what he said was the first legal brief in history to go viral.My Reverse-Cyrano Moment Wooing the Supreme Court|P. J. O’Rourke|March 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Sure, she was more expensive than an au pair, but, we congratulated ourselves, she spoke English and she knew what she was doing.Kate Hired a Spanish Nanny And Who Can Blame Her? English Nannies Suck|Tom Sykes|March 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Each one congratulated himself that his special teachings had accomplished this desired end.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
We shook each other by the hand, and congratulated one another mutually, as if we had done some great and heroic deed.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
Baroness Orczy is to be congratulated on a distinctly ingenious idea.
She congratulated me with apparent frankness, and asked for Miss Treherne's address, saying she would write to her.Mrs. Falchion, Complete|Gilbert Parker
He congratulated her on her good fortune, and on the advantage it might prove to the true Church.