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draft (someone) for (something)
To enlist someone for some purpose. Unfortunately, the boss drafted me to plan this whole conference on my own.
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draft someone for something
to select someone for something or to do something. We drafted a bunch of the boys for moving tables. The committee drafted some of the members for kitchen work.
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