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qualify as something

to fulfill the requirements to be something. Tom qualified as a mechanic. I have been qualified as a mechanic since I was twenty.
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qualify for something

to meet the requirements for something. I'm sorry, you do not qualify for this job. I don't qualify for it.
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qualify someone as something

to cause someone to fulfill the requirements for something. Does this course qualify me as a stockbroker? She qualified herself as a realtor.
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qualify someone for something

to enable someone to meet the requirements for something. His years with the company qualified him for pension. Does this ticket qualify me for the drawing?
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qualify for

v.
1. To be competent or eligible for something, such as an office, job, or benefit: After one year on the job, you will qualify for a raise.
2. To cause someone to be competent or eligible for something: That certificate qualifies you for a promotion.
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The article first reviews the general categories of expenditures that qualify as "research or experimental" for purposes of both section 174 and section 41.
In such situations, the activities undertaken clearly qualify as research within the meaning of section 174.
Fair Isaac designed the Qualify score to help marketers in different industries, including credit card, retail and continuity marketers.
These customers may qualify to have their homes insulated.
For this provision to apply, however, a course must relate to maintaining or improving skills required by the employee's job (rather than meeting the minimum skill level required for the job); further, the education itself must not qualify the individual for a new trade or business.
139's legislative history indicates that Congress did not intend for taxpayers to have to account for their losses to qualify for relief under Sec.
Sophomore Joanna Hewitson should qualify in the butterfly and backstroke before the season ends.
To qualify the expenditures must be made in connection with a qualified containment site located in the GO Zone and be paid or incurred between August 28, 2005, and January 1, 2008.
If the finished product does not meet the definition of an item because it was not manufactured, produced, grown, or extracted in whole or significant part by the taxpayer in the United States, the proposed regulations provide an opportunity to qualify a portion of the receipts from its disposition through what has come to be known as the "shrinkback" rule.
Owners' draw, subcontracting and independent contractor costs will not qualify.
There are some exceptions to the taxation on withdrawals for certain large medical expenses, but in most instances, the amount would not qualify.
Certain lighting level and lighting control requirements must also be met in order to qualify for the partial lighting deductions.
For many years, the FBI Academy had no recycling program for new agent trainees who failed to qualify with their service weapons.
Once you know how to qualify them for hedge accounting, you can cut the risk of losses substantially.
The Alternative Qualifying method will allow these borrowers to qualify for a mortgage based on their proven ability to manage their finances and repay debt.