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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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