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recommend (someone or something) as (something)

To give someone or something a recommendation as being ideal in some particular role, function, or ability. I really recommend her as a psychiatrist—she helped me through a really tough period of my life. Would you recommend this hotel as a suitable place to bring kids? It was a bit uncouth of him to recommend himself as the best candidate for the position.
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recommend (someone or something) for (something)

1. To suggest someone or something as being ideal for some particular task, job, requirement, etc. I'd really recommend this tool for the job—it'll do everything you need. I have every confidence in recommending Jeremy for the job.
2. To suggest that someone or something receive or benefit from something. Whom would you recommend for the promotion? I'd recommend this one for repairs first, as it's in the worst condition of the three.
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recommend (someone or something) to (one)

To make a suggestion to one regarding which person or thing one should choose (for something). I can recommend a good psychiatrist to you, if you're thinking about seeking some help. Excuse me, would you be able to recommend a computer to me?
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recommend someone as something

to suggest someone as something. Could you recommend Frank as a good carpenter? I can recommend Jane Smith as a good artist.
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recommend someone for something

to suggest someone for something. I would be very glad to recommend you for promotion. She recommended herself as the best choice.
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recommend someone or something to someone

to suggest that someone choose someone or something. I would like to recommend Sally to you as a good prospect for membership on the committee. Could you recommend a good mechanic to me?
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We recommend that the Welsh Government should strongly lobby central Government to retain the current Small Business Rate relief scheme beyond March, 2013.
We have an editorial rating system: recommend highly, recommend, or average.
found that 63 per cent would recommend independent tour operators to a friend, while 41 per cent would recommend the Tui UK group, which includes Thomson Holidays, 41 per cent would recommended the First Choice group, 35 per cent would recommend the Thomas Cook group and 31 per cent would recommend the My Travel group, which includes Airtours.
In addition, the panel recommends that OSHA carefully study the effects of existing compliance and outreach efforts, such as the Special Emphasis Program on Silica, with a view to better delineating the effects of such efforts.
Providers reported that they would not recommend the male condom to women in a long-term marriage; to those with latex allergies; and to those with a partner who may be uncooperative, accuse them of cheating or threaten abuse.
Although CPAs in Big Five firms are not likely candidates for audit committees due to independence restrictions, they might recommend a retired Big Five partner who would not have the same independence restrictions, or another peer with whom they have a professional acquaintance.
So if you are going to use a tincture, use a fresh one" Tyler recommends.
The key to proper maintenance is to follow the directions provided by the manufacturer of the floor and to use the cleaning products each manufacturer recommends.
Echoing Treadway's emphasis on establishing strong internal controls from the top down, the GAO also recommends that companies develop and maintain a system to prevent and detect noncompliance with laws which, if violated, would have a significant impact on the company's operations or its financial statements.
To minimize the administrative burdens of both the taxpayer and the IRS in the future," TEI stated, "we also recommend that the reasonable cause exception be expanded to expressly include pre-effective date defective elections and certifications.
1) In 1993, the year before results of a large-scale clinical trial led the federal government to recommend zidovudine use for infected women during pregnancy and delivery, and for their infants during the perinatal period, 13% of babies born to women with HIV acquired the virus; for the years 1995-1997, the proportion was 6%.
Q1: Given these findings, does CDC still recommend nevirapine for prevention of perinatal HIV transmission?
A CPA is an advocate for a client in tax matters, but he should not recommend that a position be taken on a return unless the CPA has a good faith belief that, if challenged, the position has a realistic possibility of being sustained administratively or judicially on its merits.
In March, Gerber agreed to stop claiming that four out of five pediatricians recommend its baby food.