consider (someone) for (something)

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consider (someone) for (something)

To contemplate giving something (often a particular job or role) to someone. I considered Walt for the promotion, but his constant lateness soon made me question that decision. Which actresses are you considering for the lead?
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consider someone for something

to think about offering someone a job, office, or other responsibility. Would you consider David for the job? I could not possibly consider you for the position.
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2(b) specifically refers to an individual who is not married to be considered for head of household status, Sec.
Current medical knowledge needs to justify continuing the service being considered for internalization.
Some Board members also believe that, if future income were anticipated for purposes of recognizing deferred tax assets, then future losses should be considered for purposes of recognizing deferred tax liabilities.