qualify for

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 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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References in classic literature ?
At that time the two famous decrees were being prepared that so agitated society- abolishing court ranks and introducing examinations to qualify for the grades of Collegiate Assessor and State Councilor- and not merely these but a whole state constitution, intended to change the existing order of government in Russia: legal, administrative, and financial, from the Council of State down to the district tribunals.
Eric Holmes of Escalon, the only driver to qualify for the Elite Division and Grand National Division Showdown races, was fourth.
Under this approach, a portion of the proceeds from the sale of a vacation home would qualify for Sec.
The act also extends to three years the rollover period in which individuals who are able to repay the distributions can do so and qualify for rollover treatment.
According to the preamble to the proposed regulations, the footnote explains that, even though receipts from a cup of coffee prepared at a retail establishment do not qualify for the special deduction, receipts from a portion of the cup of coffee representing production activities conducted away from the retail facility (the coffee beans roasted at a facility separate from the retail establishment) do qualify.
Potential trap: If you performed a cost segregation study and allocated a large portion of the building cost to personal property, it appears not to qualify for the manufacturing deduction.
Certain lighting level and lighting control requirements must also be met in order to qualify for the partial lighting deductions.
These companies should be considered only when a client cannot qualify for one of the more rigorously underwritten policies, since the eventual cost of any policy form will be based on the collective experience of the insureds with that policy form.
As a financial risk manager, you need to know which techniques you can use to hedge your difficult existing or anticipated foreign-currency exposures and qualify for hedge accounting under current generally accepted accounting principles.
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.
The final regulations contain 14 examples covering a variety of different types of restructurings that either qualify or fail to qualify for type A treatment.
Women's Public Links championship, will attempt to qualify for the Aug.
The latitude regarding the terms manufacturer and manufacturing activities will allow many businesses that never qualified for benefits under the foreign sales corporation/extraterritorial income exclusion provisions to qualify for the new manufacturer's deduction.