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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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Most cash enlistment incentives may also be combined with either the Army's Loan Repayment Program or the Army College Fund, but not both.
That is, if fears for white supremacy impelled men to enlist, we should see, first, a high rate of enlistment throughout the Mississippi sample, because the testimony discussed above conveys a shared stake in a racially ordered society.
the ECP shall cancel the enlistment of the political party under Section 202(5) of the Act,' says the notice.
According to an ECP official, under Section 6 of the act, a party that has been refused enlistment or whose registration has been cancelled may, within 30 days of the refusal or cancellation of enlistment, file an appeal in the Supreme Court.
Rachel Taylor, programme manager at Child Soldiers International, said: "The Ministry of Defence claims that targeting disadvantaged and often vulnerable young people for premature enlistment is in their best interests.
When your enlistment is up, you still have the GI bill to extend your education.
Even before enlistment, UP should be able to provide more than enough slots for classes for the students.
Airmen who choose to omit the words "so help me God" from enlistment and officer appointment oaths may do so.
It may be further recalled that advertisements have been floated to the media for enlistment in police force in which 25th April 2014 has been fixed as last date for submission of documents.
But, during the more than 20 years I have spent reviewing Union and Confederate enlistment records, I have seen little to bear this out.
Saued goes from door to door in the Bedouin and Arab villages in northern Israel, while also working to increase enlistment in the south of the country.
Most sought after will be interpreters and translators, divers, cryptologic linguists, medical laboratory specialists and explosive ordnance disposal specialists, who can receive enlistment bonuses of up to $3,500 and re-enlistment bonuses of about $7,500.
NEW recruits reached dizzying heights when they officially joined the Army on the summit of Snowdon - the highest enlistment to ever take place in the country.
Sailors hung on to a sense of "sailors rights", which included their right to riot when their terms of enlistment or pay agreements were violated.
Prior to 1998, home-schooled recruits entered the military's "Tier 2"--a category reserved for recruits who are deemed "less likely to succeed," meaning home-schooled members of the military had little hope of career advancement, and could not receive enlistment bonuses and college funding.