Prepositions after "commend"

"commend for" or "commend by"?

Word Frequency
In Top 1000 words

    In 55% of cases commend for is used
    She perhaps should be commended for her honesty.
    He is to be commended for his outstanding work and dedication.
    You are to be commended for being the 3-D Thinker that you are.
    He manages to incorporate these ideas seamlessly and must be commended for doing so.
    Now I'd sensing a new, more matured man and player and he is to be commended for it.
    Roberto Di Matteo must be rightly commended for the rebuild that Chelsea are currently enjoying.
    Okoh is commended for his bold step during the general synod at Vining Memorial Cathedral Church, Lagos, last year.
    Gary and Jamie Williams are to be commended for their tireless effort to, like Hannah of old, give their son to God.
    In my view they should all be commended for the huge amount of work they have put in, and the understanding they have gained.
    Finding the support to overcome these issues can be challenging, so the Government should be commended for introducing this new web app.

    In 18% of cases commend by is used
    Munyithya? s charity work in Mombasa was commended by a section of MPs led Mwakwere.
    Therefore that cruel beast Boniface the eighth, does commend by the number of six those Decretals which he perfected: in the sixth book.
    The good news of Allah? s love and pleasure is given only to believing men and women, those who believe and do good works, which are commended by other people.
    During her service, especially after 9-11, Paula's intensity was directed toward the war against terror; her contributions and efforts to thwart terrorism have been commended by the U.

    In 15% of cases commend in is used
    There store was highly commended in the category of Best soft drinks outlet of the year Award.
    Manufacturer launch to extraordinarily impetuous opposed footwear is literally commended in males, Women and youngsters.
    Peter Boland, owner of Cases wine shop and a very good friend of ours, has to be commended in the role he played offering up his space for our book launch.
    John Dales was enthusiastic about the agenda set out by Michle Dix, finding much to commend in the scope of what he felt should rightly be called the ' Streets Taskforce '.

    In 4% of cases commend to is used
    I would commend to your attention the novel Patriots by James Wesley Rawles for more practical lessons.

    In 1% of cases commend about is used
    A new classic is born! I believe there is a lot to commend about this alternative view, because on balance, the Santa Claus tradition really does need to be reformed.

    In 1% of cases commend at is used
    I want to commend at this point here people like Nancy Pelosi and others, who just recently, when the Dalai Lama was here, presented him with a gold medal.

Use Linguix everywhere you write

Be productive and efficient, no matter where and what you write!

Linguix Apps

Get audience-specific corrections, access statistics, and view readability scores.

Browser Extensions

Get your writing checked on millions of websites, including Gmail, Facebook, and Google Docs.

Linguix Keyboard

Make your content read and look better on mobile.

MS Office add-ins

Download Linguix for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook to check grammar, punctuation, and style instantly right in your documents.

This website uses cookies to make Linguix work for you. By using this site, you agree to our cookie policy