draft (someone) for (something)(redirected from drafted him for)
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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