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enlist for (something)

1. To voluntarily sign up for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "for." Did you hear that Jim wants to enlist for military service? He really feels compelled to fight for his country.
2. To sign someone else up for something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "for." I hope you don't mind, but I enlisted you for the clean-up crew after the dance. We need all the help we can get!
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enlist in (something)

1. To voluntarily sign up for something. This phrase is often used in reference to the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "in." Did you hear that Jim wants to enlist in the military? He really feels compelled to fight for his country.
2. To gather or obtain someone for some organization or purpose. This phrase is often used in reference to the armed forces. A noun or pronoun can be used between "enlist" and "in." Jim's father is a veteran and tried to enlist him in the military. Sorry I'm late, I got enlisted in the post-dance clean-up crew.
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enlist (oneself) for something

to sign up for something; to enroll for something. Sam wouldn't enlist for service. Todd enlisted himself for the army last week.
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enlist(oneself) in something

to join something; to join the armed services. She decided not to enlist herself in the air force. Bill enlisted in the army.
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enlist someone for something

to enroll someone for something; to seek help for something from someone. I enlisted all of them for the understudy parts. Can I enlist you for the committee?
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enlist someone in something

to recruit someone into something; to recruit someone into the armed services. They tried to enlist me in the army, but I decided against it. David enlisted his brother in an organization that gave assistance to peasants in South America.
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Therefore, he prayed to the court that the said order may be set aside and ECP may be directed to scrutinize the documents of the petitioner afresh strictly in accordance with law and enlist the party in its record.
Donghae, Siwon and Eunhyuk, who enlisted in 2015, will finish their military duties later this year and return to their adoring fans.
For the first time, the Enlist E3 soybean includes three herbicide tolerance genes combined in a genetic event in the soybean genome.
The ENLIST Group seeks to collaborate with other research groups and consortia.
The new recruits have pledged their allegiance to Queen and country and enlisted into a variety of careers, ranging from musicians to mechanics.
"A lot of the young people I talk to want to enlist in the military instead of just sitting around and doing nothing," Harris said.
Turow, the first step in his campaign was persuading his book editor to enlist. She compromised, dropping to lowercase in newly written parts and retaining the capital in older articles reproduced in the book."
He explains that because of the harsh economic conditions of French colonial penetration into the countryside, the dispossesed peasants were forced to work on public works projects or enlist in the army.(4) He puts the phenomenon of indigenous recruitment in the overall socioeconomic dynamics and power relationships associated with French colonialism in Morocco.
According to Silver, the most effective way for building owners, managers and engineers to prevent a dire health emergency is to enlist the services of a professional to regularly inspect and maintain the HVAC and water systems for maximum safety and efficiency.
Ensign, author of the book Military Life: What You Should Know Before You Enlist!, suggests that the expansion of Junior ROTC and establishment of career academies now under way serves this purpose: "acceptability" of the military or, in Goldich's terms, prevention of "social irrelevance."
Minho, 27, debuted in SHINee in 2008 and is the third member of the band to enlist in the military after Onew last December and Key last March.
Last year in October, the ECP had rejected an application to enlist MML as a political party.
The 402nd Brigade, Philippine Army presented the 121 newly enlisted privates who will be assigned in the different units of Caraga region.
In 1958, the Military Pay Act created two new US Air Force senior enlisted "super grades" of senior master sergeant and chief master sergeant to sanction higher levels of empowerment to the enlisted force.
Muslim Brotherhood's businessman Hassan Malek - File photo CAIRO - 3 January 2019: South Cairo Criminal court enlisted Ezzel-Din Malek,the Muslim Brotherhood- affiliated businessman Hassan Malek's brother on the terror list.