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in prospect

In sight; as a possibility. I hope this job interview goes well, but, if not, at least I've got a few more in prospect. Folks, I wanted to let you know that we have an exciting new client in prospect—I'll be sure to give you more details once everything is finalized.
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prospect for (something)

1. To carry out an exploration for some kind of natural resource, especially mineral deposits or oil. We've been prospecting for gold in these mountains for months, but we've come away with little more than a few flecks. Thousands of people rushed to the area to begin prospecting for natural shale gas.
2. To explore a particular region for some kind of natural resource, especially mineral deposits or oil. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "prospect" and "for." The company has begun prospecting an area a few miles off the coastline for oil. I'm prospecting this part of the mountain for cobalt.
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prospect for something

to search for something, especially for metals or minerals. The old men said they were prospecting for gold. What are they prospecting for out in the desert?
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By utilizing OneSource's Business Browser, sales professionals are able to quickly and effectively engage their prospects, making it a perfect fit for our targeted prospecting techniques," said M.
Spoke provides a web-based lead generation and sales prospecting service designed to help identify prospects, research leads and contact decision makers.
Spoke delivers an on-demand lead generation and sales prospecting service for marketing and sales professionals looking to quickly identify prospects and gain access to buyers.
Asia Pacific Resources has announced that the company's subsidiary Asia Pacific Potash Corporation Limited ("APPC") received a letter from the Department of Primary Industry and Mines in Thailand commenting on APPC's recent application for special prospecting licenses to facilitate the extension of the expiring special prospecting licenses held by APPC over the potash deposits known as Udon North.
Our Lead Alert trial will allow more people to use the product, and immediately see the results with their own prospecting data.
com) CEO David Sheives says, "We were looking to implement a systematic sales and marketing process which would enable us to do a better job of prospecting for new business, but would not consume any more of my sales team's time.
TsNIGRI, the Central Research Institute of Geological Prospecting for Base and Precious Metals, was founded in 1935 to replace the metals and diamond reserves of the nation.
Informatics mails out over two million catalogs and prospecting pieces per year.
Excelergy(R) Corporation, the world's first provider of open co-action software products to the energy/utility industry and other restructuring markets, is now delivering Excelergy Advanced Business Package for Prospecting as a stand-alone product to rapidly automate customer acquisition and enrollment processes.