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educate (someone) in (something)

To train or prepare oneself or someone in a particular area or subject. I always try to educate my daughters in the business world so they are prepared for success when they get older.
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educate for (something)

To train and prepare oneself or someone for a particular job or task. A noun or pronoun can be used between "educate" and "for." I was educated for a career in law, but I decided to pursue art instead. Even though my daughters are still in school, I always try to educate them for success in the business world.
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educate someone for something

to train someone for something or to do something. I wasn't educated for doing this kind of thing. He had spent many years educating himself for just this kind of job.
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educate someone in something

to train someone about something; to school someone in something. Her parents educated her in the ways of the old country. She had educated herself in the ways of big business.
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Today, the military education requirements of the 1986 Goldwater-Nichols Defense Reorganization Act are combining with Web-enabled distance learning to bring these geographically dispersed officers "together" for advanced study--and because they naturally provide a human bridge between the people and the military, the investment made by educating them is an indirect investment in the education of the entire community.
Why did Europeans believe that Americans were "wasting" resources by educating their masses?
On one side is the question: How should we be educating future public relations practitioners?
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As a part of this campaign to continue educating adults about the dangers of underage drinking, The Century Council will distribute point of purchase materials to retailers and community organizations.
We are committed to educating communities about the hazards of drunk driving and underage drinking," stated Chris Swonger, senior vice president of corporate affairs, Beam Global Spirits & Wine.
Companies have done a great job of educating consumers about protecting themselves against fraud, but some people are still cautious about putting their personal information out on the Web.
We are committed to educating communities about the hazards of drunk driving and underage drinking," stated Matt Stanton, vice president of corporate affairs, Beam Global Spirits & Wine.
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She has been a major force in educating and empowering our nation's underserved youth, as the Banking on Our Future lead," said John Hope Bryant, Operation HOPE founder and CEO.
the foremost nonprofit in New York City specifically dedicated to educating students in underserved communities about international affairs, civic engagement and global literacy through school-based programs and the use of the Internet, today announced the roll out of its Digital Media Initiative (DMI), a program that trains youth to be both critical media consumers and producers through a series of development programs.
The Concord CommonWeal Fund reflects a growing recognition among our citizens of the importance of educating youth about philanthropy at a young age," said Judy Salerno, Co-Executive Director of Crossroads.