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make application to (one) for (something)

To submit a formal application for something to some person or body of authority. You must make application to the Minister for Immigration for any and all permits to remain within the state beyond the standard allowance of 90 days. I'm making application to HR for an appeal to the boss's decision.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

make application (to someone or something) (for something)

to apply to a person or an office for something. You must make application to the committee for admission. Can I make application to this office for a scholarship?
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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