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select from someone or something

to make a choice from a group of people or things. You will have to select from the people we have asked to interview with you today. They told me that I had to select from what you have in stock.
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select someone from something

to choose someone from a group of people. You will have to select a new secretary from the available pool of workers. I selected Ted from the applicants I had at the time.
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select someone or something as something

to choose someone or something to be something. The voters selected Alice as the county treasurer. We selected Acme as our main distributor.
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select someone or something for someone or something

to choose someone or something for the benefit of someone or something. You need a helper, so I will select someone for you. Jane selected a car for her husband.
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The addition of Selectable Media further enhances our ability to offer clients innovative native and engagement-based advertising solutions across both Meredith Digital's audience of more than 60 million monthly unique visitors and Selectable Media's extended media network," said Meredith National Media Group President Tom Harty.
Pete joins Selectable from Entertainment Weekly where he was the West Coast Advertising Director, and brings fifteen years of advertising sales experience.
Parameters are front-panel selectable for easy setup.
The performance of the Westronics Series 3000 Multipoint Data Recorder is enhanced by its on-board capabilities to do maths calculation - including arithmetic, group and moving averages, absolute differences, square roots extractions, peak/valley, selectable time averages and sterilisation factor (Fo).
Number of range gates: user selectable (minimum of 150)
Two secondary outputs provide selectable functions or limits.
Standard features of the impact tester include an aerodynamic compound pendulum, selectable energy units, selectable strength calculations, break type input options of complete, hinge, partial, non-break and necking, automatic or manual toss correction, auto calibration for bearing windage and friction, automatic or manual update of the specimen number, and a real time display of energy for verifying display accuracy against traceable measurements of pendulum height and weight.
Selectable A/D rates up to 960-per second allow multiscale control while maintaining optimum speed
This gene can be used as a selectable marker to identify cells that have been transformed," said Dr.
Selectable Media, a leader in enabling consumers to unlock digital content through advertising, today announced it is expanding its relationship with top game developer 50 Cubes to bring its choice-based ad selector technology to their mobile games.
The 1/3-inch color interline transfer CCD cameras also offer selectable backlight compensation and selectable white balance.
The petition covers the use of the kanamycin selectable marker gene as a processing aid in the development of genetically engineered plant varieties of tomato, oilseed rape and cotton.
NEW YORK -- Selectable Media, a leader in enabling consumers to unlock digital content through advertising, today announced it has been selected for investment by the Bing Fund, a Microsoft angel fund and incubator program sponsored by Bing.
Parameters are frontpanel selectable for easy setup.
Standard features include a multivoltage single solenoid (selectable 12 or 24 VDC or 12 to 24 VAC), selectable mode (fail locked or unlocked), horizontal adjustment, and plug-in wire connectors, A low-profile version and optional monitor switches are also available.