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enlist for (something)

1. To voluntarily sign up for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "for." Did you hear that Jim wants to enlist for military service? He really feels compelled to fight for his country.
2. To sign someone else up for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "for." I hope you don't mind, but I enlisted you for the clean-up crew after the dance. We need all the help we can get!
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enlist in (something)

1. To voluntarily sign up for something. This phrase is often used in reference to the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "in." Did you hear that Jim wants to enlist in the military? He really feels compelled to fight for his country.
2. To gather or obtain someone for some organization or purpose. This phrase is often used in reference to the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "in." Jim's father is a veteran and tried to enlist him in the military. Sorry I'm late, I got enlisted in the post-dance clean-up crew.
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enlist (oneself) for something

to sign up for something; to enroll for something. Sam wouldn't enlist for service. Todd enlisted himself for the army last week.
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enlist(oneself) in something

to join something; to join the armed services. She decided not to enlist herself in the air force. Bill enlisted in the army.
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enlist someone for something

to enroll someone for something; to seek help for something from someone. I enlisted all of them for the understudy parts. Can I enlist you for the committee?
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enlist someone in something

to recruit someone into something; to recruit someone into the armed services. They tried to enlist me in the army, but I decided against it. David enlisted his brother in an organization that gave assistance to peasants in South America.
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Perhaps, not all unauthorized immigrants should be given a chance to enlist.
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Enlist corn is part of the suite of products in the Enlist system developed by Dow AgroSciences, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Dow Chemical Company.
The two other members of Super Junior, Kyuhyun and Ryeowook, are not yet scheduled to enlist although it was reported that Kyuhyun will be entering the army next year.
Enlist E3 soybean trait was reportedly evaluated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Health Canada (HC) and was approved for food, feed and environmental release.
One such incident happened during the American Revolution when the famed Deborah Sampson did, in fact, enlist in a Massachusetts infantry regiment in 1782 and served on active duty as "Robert Shurtliff" before being discovered and discharged.
The Pentagon rightly doesn't want recruits without at least a high-school education; the problem is that a rapidly growing percentage of high school graduates are going on to become college students, who in turn are increasingly unlikely to enlist.
The company hopes Enlist can be on the market in time for the 2015 US planting season.
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ACTIVE-duty recruits, including those with prior military service, who enlist for at least three years in the active Army and report for training before Dec.