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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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The dollars that our nation invested in educating the leaders of Operation Allied Force and Desert Storm paid off in terms of the strategy and the operational concepts that our men and women in uniform followed to victory.
Athletic directors can play an instrumental role in educating their school sports communities about anabolic steroid abuse.
But in states that require parents to submit paperwork to the public school district "proving" they are educating their children, these types of laws would add one or more years of compelled attendance (even in the home) and additional paperwork.
For example, the claim that yearly standardized testing is the key to improvement in educating our youngsters.
We don't want one dimensional people and this program addresses that by educating the participants in almost everything we do.
Nothing can be more important than educating fiduciaries in their critical responsibility in the protection of employee benefit plans," said AICPA President and CEO Barry Melancon.
For some, this may beg the question of how one goes about educating the public without crossing the line into government propaganda--but such instruction does not inherently require a monolithic program orchestrated by the Federal Government.
Locke, deeply suspicious of the state, placed the responsibility for educating children with their parents.
Its cost of educating a special-needs child averages $12,976 per year, compared with $7,065 for a general education student.
The Salesians have instituted a plan to combat alcoholism and illiteracy, and are working in educating the children.
State Farm recognizes the importance of educating these future policyholders and is targeting Generation Y through its Web sites.
Our cover story, "Back to School: Your growth lies in educating the public about LTC options," starts on page 28.
Whites resented paying taxes for educating black children even though twice as much money was spent on each white child.
By educating prisoners, we turn costly freeloaders into tax-paying citizens.
Beam Global is committed to educating consumers about making responsible choices regarding alcohol consumption," stated Chris Swonger, senior vice president, corporate affairs, Beam Global Spirits & Wine, Inc.