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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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.
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A HERITAGE museum has been earmarked for one of Wales' largest Ministry of Defence (MoD) units at St Athan.
Sources said that town municipal Rawal town administration spent development fund amounting to Rs 100 million which was earmarked for one year.
Sea change: Waters around Bardsey Island were earmarked for one of the zones.
The Queensland building sector will welcome the announcement of two multimillion-dollar construction projects earmarked for one of the state's busiest thoroughfares.
Work has started to transform a site once earmarked for one of the Government's so-called 'eco-towns' into a leisure village.
Newcastle is earmarked for one of the company's new showrooms, or sales centres.
TURKEY Linngari and Pressing, separated by two lengths when first and second in a German Group 1 five weeks ago, are set to lock horns on a different foreign field on Sunday when both are earmarked for one of Europe's richest mile races in Turkey, writes Lee Mottershead.
MIDDLESBROUGH has been earmarked for one of the UK's flagship homeless centres.
Nuneaton and Bed-worth is not being earmarked for one of the nannies.
And the infamous Big Brother house on the Lower Shankill, HQ for former UFF boss Johnny Adair, could be earmarked for one of the new centres.
The QE has also been earmarked for one of the first diagnostic and treatment centres in the North East.
When the 5% quota was approved in 2000, Fapae moved swiftly to ensure that 60% of TV nets' commitment to local films would be plowed into Spanish-lingo films, not earmarked for one or two major co-productions.
Cameroon international Geremi has been earmarked for one of those berths, but 26-year-old Boateng's experience and quality would prove a major addition to McClaren's resources.
Coventry could be forced to split up their potent Greg Hancock and Billy Hamill spearhead, and Andreas Jonsson will also be under threat as the talented young Swede is earmarked for one of the six 'nominated' places in the 2002 series.
MARTIN O'NEILL has been earmarked for one of the toughest jobs in football - succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson in the Manchester United hotseat.