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interview (with someone) for something

[for a person seeking employment] to discuss employment in a particular job with an employer. She interviewed with the civic opera company for a job in the business department. I interviewed with Roger for the job.

interview someone for something

[for an employer] to discuss employment in a particular job with a person seeking employment. We will interview her for the manager's job. We will interview the rest of them for the position tomorrow.
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No difference of overall strategy use or specific strategy use was found between the two groups in the post-exam interview.
A telephone interview is appropriate when a researcher is unable to meet with the participants in person (Creswell, 1998).
During the consultant's discussion with Tom, Siva's technical capability was deemed sufficient for Tom to interview him.
McLaren termed the interview informative and productive and returned to Arizona hopeful that he'll be the Dodgers' next manager.
It's unfortunate that Tab Hunter's first interview with the gay press was conducted by Felice Picano.
Spangler's original story changed significantly in a subsequent interview.
It's a good idea to rehearse your responses with your broker before the actual interview.
The memorandum of interview is the heart of the investigative report.
When Edwin Massengill interviewed Ed Rutledge in Burlington, North Carolina in 1939, he foreshadowed a theme of the interview in the contextualizing remarks he offered at the beginning of Rutledge's story: "a, well-dressed, bespectacled young fellow, was standing on a street corner when I asked him for a history of his life.
Candidates in less high-profile job interview situations also can seem to be someone else--the person they think the hiring organization wants them to be.
Fisher's interview consisted of a series of rapport-building and memory-enhancing strategies that produced a breakthrough-the woman reported a clear image of one of the suspects as he brushed the hair from in front of his eyes.
Delany indicates precisely why he prefers the written interview to the traditional transcriptive interview which, too often, subverts the writer's intentions.
The interview pattern is always from least directed to most directed, but not all types of interviews will be conducted in every study.
Different interview styles yield different results.
A performance evaluation interview is a good example of a motivational interview.