groom (someone) for (something)

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groom (someone) for (something)

To prepare or ready someone for a particular role or job. I heard that they're grooming Cara for the CEO position—is that true?
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groom someone for something

to prepare someone for something; to prepare someone to be someone. The boss is grooming his son for the presidency of the company. They are grooming the vice president for the top position.
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Haroon told me that Sarfraz would be made captain for the Pakistan A side, which I think is a good decision as we need to groom somebody for the post of the main team captain once it becomes vacant, said Afridi.
"There's a feeling around that they're looking to groom somebody for the job, and this is a personal opportunity.