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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She said: "Cardiff was earmarked for us an ideal location for a Stable bar and restaurant almost three years ago and we are delighted to finally be opening our Stable doors in Wales.
Martin said that while the 5-percent allocation for the non-US market was removed, the SRA retained the 5-percent earmarked for US exports in compliance with commitments to the World Trade Organization.
We will probably be moving to the new stadium within 12 months and the money that we won as a result of qualifying for the Champions League is earmarked for us to ensure that the facilities are up to the required Uefa standard for hosting European matches on home soil," he adds.
The Wall Street Journal reported that some of the proceeds from the sale of AIA to Prudential were already earmarked for US government coffers.
The money for the presidential guard was initially earmarked for US aid programmes in Gaza and the occupied West Bank but those programmes were "cancelled or suspended after Hamas took power", the US document said.
The modernization dollars are just about gone on the state level, but they're set aside and earmarked for us,'' he said.
If the money is earmarked for us, then we will have to think long and hard about whether to accept it.
That would give Mark a free pick, rather than having his hands tied," said the Scot, who believes one of James' two wild cards is earmarked for US Tour-based Jesper Parnevik, the current world number 15.
Martin said that while the 5 percent allocation for the non-US market was removed, the SRA retained the 5 percent earmarked for US exports in compliance with the countrys commitments to the World Trade Organization.