I expressed my sense of this commendation, and said I was very sorry we were going to lose one another.
Accordingly, I went to work very hard, both in play and in earnest, and gained great commendation.
Mr. Peggotty nodded his understanding of my aunt’s feelings, but could not trust himself with any verbal reference to the subject of her commendation.
The Doctor always had some new project for her participating in amusements away from home, with her mother; and Mrs. Markleham, who was very fond of amusements, and very easily dissatisfied with anything else, entered into them with great good-will, and was loud in her commendations.
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a letter of commendation for superior performance
She received a commendation for bravery for rescuing the old woman from the burning home.