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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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County officials have advised Westside to cut $2 million in spending, and under state law school districts must notify teachers and other certificated employees by March 15 that their jobs might be considered for elimination.
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.
Cherry Demolition is being considered for a contract to clear the site for Phase 1A of the Bayport project.
JWD Group is being considered for an estimated $1,462,200 contract to provide architectural and engineering services for the development of the marine terminal gate facility at Bayport, including topographic and geotechnical surveys and the development of designs for road pavement, drainage, gate and support facilities.
Waivers will not be considered for the Class of 2005 and thereafter.
To be considered for a waiver, the district must meet certain requirements, including advising students in the Class of 2005 who have not passed Algebra I and their parents of the graduation requirement and counseling them in the selection of classes to ensure that they enroll in and pass the course.
Edwards was also considered for the home of the first fleet of unmanned Global Hawk spy planes but lost out to Beale Air Force Base in Northern California.
All of the land being considered for rezoning is on the city's Eastside, much of it on or near Avenue R.