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groom someone as something

to prepare someone for a job or position. He was grooming his son as his successor. They groomed Charles as the next treasurer.
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groom someone for something

to prepare someone for something; to prepare someone to be someone. The boss is grooming his son for the presidency of the company. They are grooming the vice president for the top position.
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Cats Protection vet Sarah Elliot recommends allowing your cat to get used to brushes and combs slowly with 30-second grooms.
Banda (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Feb 20 ( ANI ): The father of a bride has allegedly attempted suicide by hanging himself after the groom cancelled the marriage over dowry.
According to police, the father, hailing from Mardan district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, was promised a five-marla plot by the groom in exchange for his daughter's hand in marriage.
AS NATIONAL Anti-Bullying week approaches, a survey conducted by the British Grooms Association (BGA) has revealed some shocking statistics.
Soon after wedding, however, the groom suddenly began demanding a Bajaj Pulsar bike while the girl's family had already purchased a Hero Passion PRO bike in accordance with the earlier demand by the groom.
Best man David Adams, usher Christopher Johnson, groom's dad |Andrew McNaught, groom Andrew, best man James Hill, groom's uncle David Hall, groom's mum's partner Kevin McConnell and bride's dad David Jackson, above, while bride Hayley lines up with groom's sisters Chloe and Bethany McNaught, bridesmaid Rebecca Coates, mum Karen Jackson, sister Natalie Jackson, and fellow bridesmaids Megan Lancaster and Emily Straughan, right
An Indian bride walked out of her wedding ceremony after the groom failed to solve a simple math problem, police said Friday, reports The Associated Press.
The bride wore a diamond cross necklace, a gift from the groom, and carried her great-great-grandmother's handkerchief, which had also been carried by the bride's mother on her own wedding day.
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a leader in the professional and home grooming category, has released research findings showing the rite of passage of fathers teaching their sons to groom is growing in numbers and significance.
CHRISTY ROCHE'S head groom Eddie Doyle landed top prize at Saturday night's Irish Stable Staff Awards at the Keadeen Hotel in Newbridge, County Kildare, writes Jessica Lamb.
Before the big day, there is a Henna Night, in which the groom and bride put henna (a reddish-orange dye or cosmetic made from the leaves of this plant) on their hands and feet.
The groom is a necessary component in a happy marriage--between you and your carpet.
A female ranking lower in the group hierarchy of either species had to groom longer for access than a high-ranked monkey did.
Kelly has been a groom professional for over 15 years and has been offering grooming at City Dogs Grooming since 1997.