earmark for (someone or something)

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earmark for (someone or something)

To designate something for a particular person, place, or use. A noun or pronoun can be used between "earmark" and "for." We need to earmark the firmest bed for grandma because of her back issues. These boxes are earmarked for storage, so don't open them!
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

earmark something for someone or something

Fig. to reserve something for someone or something. Tom earmarked the best of the steaks for his special guests. I have earmarked this chair for the family room.
See also: earmark, for
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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An official in Islamabad said out of a total allocation of Rs 156 billion for National Highway Authority's road infrastructure programme rupee 118 billion have been earmarked for ongoing road infrastructure projects.
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The budgetary documents stated that Rs130 million has been earmarked for a project for blended E-Learning in 500 school of federal capital and KPK while Rs205 million has been earmarked for STEM Teaching project and Rs1,000 million for TVET sector development projects.
"...it has been decided that a reservation quota of six berths in 3 AC class of all Rajdhani/Duronto/fully Air Conditioned trains (having 3 AC class) should be earmarked for female passengers, irrespective of their age, travelling alone or in a group of female passengers," the Railway Ministry said in an official release.
The outlay for the incoming fiscal year is six per cent more than Rs37.9 billion earmarked for the authority last year.
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According to experts total Rs5.4 billion has been earmarked for the new schemes of the HEC, while Rs16.05 billion earmarked for the ongoing schemes.
The government will set up national sports academies for various sporting disciplines across the country apart from the `200 crore earmarked for J& K as a special incentive to enhance sporting facilities in the state.
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