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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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In terms of doctors recommending it, I think we need more data.
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).
Critics said the lack of long-term safety data should have deterred the panel from recommending approval.
The American Institute of CPAs commended the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department on proposed amendments issued last October to regulations governing the practice of individuals before the IRS under circular 230, while recommending a number of modifications.
WASHINGTON -- A Blue Ribbon Commission convened by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) today issued a report recommending that all boards appoint an independent leader of the board using one of two leadership models: a non-executive Chairman who is leader of the whole board, or -- in the event that the CEO/Chairman role is combined -- a "lead director" who is leader of the board's independent directors and collaborates with the CEO/Chairman on all governance matters.
A: New scientific evidence is what changed my mind, and I was not wrong about the approach I took to recommending vitamins.
Three of the top brokerage firms are building stronger portfolios with Home Depot and recommending it to investors as a Core Holding.
District Judge Fern Smith said the federal government has no right to stop doctors from recommending marijuana to treat certain diseases, even though the treatment may be illegal.
The physicians were queried to obtain their views on recommending genomic testing to a close relative of a patient afflicted with specific genetic disorders, such as cancer of the breast, colon, prostate or ovaries.
He maintains that the existence of widespread dietary deficiencies among older Americans and the evidence, albeit incomplete, that nutritional augmentation can be helpful is sufficient to justify recommending multi-nutrient supplements for older people.
Although there may have been a slight dip over the past month, several top brokerage firms are still recommending DOW as a long-term holding.
Three of the top brokerage firms are currently recommending ABT as a Core Holding to long-term investors, which might be a good indicator for other investors looking for profits.
Three top brokerage firms are recommending AXP as a Core Holding for long-term investors looking for steady growth.
This is why they are recommending CSCO on their Recommendation Lists.
This is a story of how Formula 1 technology is applied to production car performance and underlies our confidence in exclusively recommending Mobil 1 5W-50 lubricant for the new Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren.