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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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Helpful tip: Changing the format of one of the selected cells, for example, by increasing the size of the font or applying a bold style, won't disturb the underlying Conditional Formatting formula.
You will see the drop-down arrow appear only in the selected column.
Then, choose Copy in the Edit menu to copy the selected data into Clipboard.
Select Go and Lotus will place the split text into the formatted columns you selected for the output range.
Once the MAS 90 report is printed to the file, you can enter Lotus and retrieve the newly created spreadsheet, which should have the items and periods you selected in separate columns for your review and manipulation in Lotus 1-2-3.
selected for their successful migration of mission-critical law enforcement and public safety applications from COBOL on mainframe terminal-based systems to Enterprise JavaBeans (EJBs) on JBoss AS, resulting in improved responsiveness and functionality, increased reliance on industry standards, reduced development and operational costs, and improved architectural flexibility and integration with other government agencies.
selected for their use of JBoss AS and Hibernate as the foundation for their SOA-based platform that has revolutionized how data is collected, enhanced and compiled to increase data-file processing performance by 70%, increase scalability by 400%, and enrich the timeliness, accuracy and quality of R.
Table 9: Main sources of textile imports for the garment industries in selected countries, 2002
Table 10: Comparative MFN tariffs on imports of selected textile and clothing products into developed countries, as of January 1, 2004
Clarke, executive director of Selected Independent Funeral Homes.
Bibber Memorial Chapel was asked to be a member of Selected Independent Funeral Homes in 1969.
The objective in this project is to utilize the produced biosurfactant(s) for specific and selected contaminated sites (soil/sludge and/or water) bioremediation, and demonstrate on a pilot plant scale its efficiency in commercially attractive applications.
We have demonstrated that the biodegradation process of the persistant contaminants can be significantly accelerated by adding selected biosurfactants to the contaminated site.
Select Comfort's products are sold through its 356 retail stores located nationwide, including leased departments in Bed Bath & Beyond stores; through selected bedding retailers; through its national direct marketing operations; and on the Internet at www.
Select Comfort's products are sold through its 345 retail stores located nationwide, including leased departments in Bed Bath & Beyond stores; through selected bedding retailers; through its national direct marketing operations; and on the Internet at www.
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