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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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Here's how to set up the function: Using exhibit 1 as an example, select cell C15 containing the Total Assets amount--$4,480,000--and then, holding down the Ctrl key, select cell C32 containing Total Liabilities and Owners' Equity--$4,540,000.
As the first personalized, evidence-based hospital referral system, Select Quality Care offers employers and health plans the ability to provide consumer oriented, comparative data on hospitals via the Web.
Select Quality Care is the first online, fact-based, personalized hospital comparison tool that health plans can offer to its members, allowing health plan members to evaluate and select the best hospital for their individual needs.
In order to meet the needs and expectations of the market, Dragon Systems will offer a range of DragonSpeech Select products.
Digital Link Corporation (Nasdaq:DLNK) today introduced its Solo Select Performance System the newest addition to the Solo family of intelligent data service units (DSUs).
SELECT Database Wrapper is an add-on product for SELECT's enterprise-class data modeling tool SELECT SE(TM), which allows users to integrate relational databases with new component-based applications.
To further speed implementations and increase total value over the entire application lifecycle, PeopleSoft Select also announced the Advantage Server program.
Founded in 1988, SELECT has direct operations in North America, Europe and Australia, and distributors covering 31 countries throughout the world.
Process management is an integral part of enterprise-class systems development," said Paul Allen, executive vice president of business engineering for SELECT Software Tools.
Patrick McNaught, development support manager at Clerical Medical, explained, "We began using SELECT OMT(TM) several years ago to explore the benefits of object-oriented techniques in the development of an architected approach.
SELECT Software Tools (Nasdaq:SLCTY), a leading vendor of component-based modeling and management tools, today announced that it has been named one of the ten fastest growing software companies in Europe and one of the world's top 50 European software companies.
SELECT Software Tools (Nasdaq:SLCTY), a leading vendor of component-based modeling and management tools, Monday announced that the Consumer Finance Technologies Division of NationsBank has chosen SELECT Component Factory (SCF) to transition to component-based development (CBD).
17, 1998--SELECT Software Tools (Nasdaq:SLCTY), a leading vendor of component-based modeling and management tools, today announced that Stuart Frost has resigned as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and as a director of SELECT Software Tools.
Nasdaq:BEAS) and SELECT Software Tools (Nasdaq:SLCTY) Wednesday announced an agreement to help facilitate the close integration of SELECT's component based development toolset, SELECT Component Factory(TM) (SCF) with BEA's cross-platform middleware product, BEA TUXEDO(R) and Object Transaction Manager, BEA M3(TM).