destined for

destine (someone) for (something)

To cause one to be likely to do, receive, or become something in the future. Sean's singing voice really destined him for greatness in musical theater. Not studying for your exam will destine you for failure.
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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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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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References in classic literature ?
Fore and aft rose two cages of medium height with inclined sides, and partly closed by thick lenticular glasses; one destined for the steersman who directed the Nautilus, the other containing a brilliant lantern to give light on the road.
They then came to a massive door, which after the introduction into the lock of a key which the young man carried with him, turned heavily upon its hinges, and disclosed the chamber destined for Milady.
You are here in the apartment destined for you, madame.
Dantes employed it in manoeuvring his yacht round the island, studying it as a skilful horseman would the animal he destined for some important service, till at the end of that time he was perfectly conversant with its good and bad qualities.
This directive concerns shipment destined for Nairobi and beyond.
This system is routing traffic not destined for the markets into that area, leading to severe traffic congestion where buses from Bradford Street have to cross into Moat Lane which causes further traffic jams.
Born in a zoo in Mykolaev, Ukraine, the animals were destined for a zoo in Syria, according to the customs declaration.
Professor Graham Allison gazes into the future of US-China relations in Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?
Contract notice: Supply pipes and extraction material destined for the clinical laboratory of health madrid.
Trucks not destined for Delhi continue to use the Capital as transit route
64 while non AC vehicles destined for Hyderabad would charge Rs.
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.
The parcel was dispatched through DHL Courier Company and was destined for Canada.
He seemed destined for a life in the Navy until his older brother Albert died aged 28.
Sadly that result said much more about the cash-strapped Latics, who are destined for a long battle against relegation.