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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 it done

cliché I will make sure your request or command is fulfilled directly. A: "Carol, I need you to deliver those reports before lunch." B: "Consider it done, boss!" I know you are anxious to have this completed, so consider it done.
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consider someone (as) something

to think of a person as a particular type of person. I don't consider you as a possible candidate. I consider myself an excellent cook.

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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