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educate (someone) in (something)

To train or prepare oneself or someone in a particular area or subject. I always try to educate my daughters in the business world so they are prepared for success when they get older.
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educate for (something)

To train and prepare oneself or someone for a particular job or task. A noun or pronoun can be used between "educate" and "for." I was educated for a career in law, but I decided to pursue art instead. Even though my daughters are still in school, I always try to educate them for success in the business world.
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educate someone for something

to train someone for something or to do something. I wasn't educated for doing this kind of thing. He had spent many years educating himself for just this kind of job.
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educate someone in something

to train someone about something; to school someone in something. Her parents educated her in the ways of the old country. She had educated herself in the ways of big business.
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Aaghi, under the banner of SOC Films is a 14-episode project which aims to educate women about their legal rights in Pakistan.
Providing a wealth of resources and literature for students interested in "greening" their campuses, they also: complete campus environmental audits; encourage and educate on vegetarianism; propose alternative forms of transit on campus; support socially responsible business practices; encourage the purchase of eco-friendly products; and focus students on major campaigns like democratizing Burma and Headwaters clearcutting.
Believe it or not, one of our biggest challenges is to educate consumers about what cloning is and how it can benefit them in the future.
THE EYE SITE is an NEI-sponsored exhibit that travels to shopping malls around the United States to educate the public about low vision, vision rehabilitation services, and vision adaptive devices, as well as about the NEI itself.
AM: How do you educate growers about products and environmental stewardship?
Valent utilizes a number of resources to help educate growers including press releases, print advertising, direct mail and our Web site, www.valent.com.
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