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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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References in classic literature ?
AN ex-Legislator asked a Most Respectable Citizen for a letter to the Governor recommending him for appointment as Commissioner of Shrimps and Crabs.
The letter closed by recommending that any correspondence which ensued should be kept
And that tongue which had composed so many holy words in praise of the Creator, uttered its last words while he was in the act of signing himself with a cross, and recommending himself into His hands.
There are a few of the serious inferences which we are led by the hand to in this book, and these are fully sufficient to justify any man in recommending it to the world, and much more to justify the publication of it.
And he had really given himself the trouble of recommending Mr.
Riley knew of no other schoolmaster whom he had any ground for recommending in preference; why, then, should be not recommend Stelling?
AC: As a national organization, is it difficult to maintain a unified standard for recommending restaurants when you're dealing with so many properties in such different geographic contexts?
Only 46 per cent of readers recommended holiday companies dealing with beach holidays, while coach trips gave the most satisfaction, with 69 per cent recommending the companies who operated them.
However, the panel hedged somewhat and stated that while it is recommending there not be any new rule, if one is put forward by OSHA, "the panel recommends that, if there is to be a standard, OSHA consider and solicit comment on maintaining the existing PEL.
County officials studied the issue for two years and met with advocates, police and prosecutors before recommending the state standard, said Marty Robinson, a chief deputy county executive officer who authored a 58-page report on the issue for the Board of Supervisors.
Five providers thought that not recommending the pill was justified if the client seemed forgetful or irresponsible, if she had intercourse infrequently or if she was an adolescent.
1 has become the ethical threshold for recommending a tax position.
The General Accounting Office issued a report to the Joint Committee on Taxation recommending the Internal Revenue Service improve its compliance efforts for sole proprietors.
In addition to recommending a management role for DOT, the task force also recommended that any civil enhancements developed by federal agencies should be financed by civilian agencies through appropriations and indirect fees.
In its report dated July 24, 2006 recommending that Onyx shareholders vote for the merger with M2M, Glass Lewis took into account the competing offer made by CDC Corporation (CDC)(NASDAQ:CHINA).