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destined for (something)

Likely to do, receive, or become something in the future. We knew that Sean was destined for greatness the moment he stepped on the stage in his first play. If you didn't study for your exam, then you are destined for failure.
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destine someone for something

to determine that someone should receive or achieve something in the future. Her many talents destined her for a distinguished career. Larry's intelligence destined him for big things.
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destined for something

predetermined to achieve or become something. I know I am destined for a job that is better than this. We are destined for death in the long run.
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Now that we have expanded the port and have an efficient mode of transport, why do we need to continue storing cargo destined for Nairobi and beyond at local CFSs?
Regardless of the ordeal, their struggle is destined to succeed IA (Inshaa Allah),' the COAS added.
You are only destined to complain, be afraid, and remain distressed," Maryam lashed out at Imran.
Digbeth should be two-way traffic between Meriden Street and Park Street allowing cars destined for the Bull Ring car park and city centre to travel on a more direct route.
I don't believe these animals were destined for a zoo because in all these four months we never heard from the importer," Miers said.
In Destined for War the data also include 12 of 16 cases leading to war, but a comparison between the table in the book (42) and the table from the 2015 Atlantic article shows one case from the 2015 data was dropped and another was added.
Trucks not destined for Delhi continue to use the Capital as transit route
Because this is turning out to be one of the earliest blooming years on record, plants that were destined for Chelsea are at their peak now, so the floral exhibits and the gardens are packed with treasures not usually seen.
Drugs were brought from Afghanistan and were destined abroad via Gawadar.
ROYAL spares are not all destined to wilt in the shadows of their older siblings.
Sam Baldock is destined to move on to bigger things and Dean Bowditch showed he is a dangerous substitute with a goal on Saturday.
Since the crisis, the Zarzis port has been hosting ships destined to the Libyan market, mainly sailing from Russia.
Summary: Suspect packages from Yemen destined for religious institutions in Chicago led to the issuance of an international security alert Friday
Summary: ALGIERS- The Commission of Organisation and Surveillance of Stock Exchange Operations (COSOB) authorised the private insurance company Alliance-Assurances for increasing its social capital in public offering destined to the large public and its listing in Algiers Stock Exchange, this stock body said Thursday.
Summary: JLS think X Factor runner-up Olly Murs is destined for success after signing with their label Epic.