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groom (someone) as (something)

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

to prepare someone for a job or position. He was grooming his son as his successor. They groomed Charles as the next treasurer.
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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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Bretton Woods XC _ Tue 6:58 am packed powder machine groomed 10-14 base 49 of 50 trails 50 miles Mon-Fri: 8:30a-4p Sat/Sun: 8:30a-4p
Eastman XC _ Tue 8:03 am loose granular machine groomed 6-9 base 14 of 14 trails 19 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-4p Sat/Sun: 9a-4p
Granite Gorge XC _ Sun 8:36 am variable machine groomed 18-30 base 10 of 8 trails 9 miles Mon/Tue: 10a-4p Wed: 12p-6p Thu/Fri: 12p-8p Sat: 10a-8p Sun: 10a-4p
Great Glen Trails XC _ Tue 6:23 am packed powder machine groomed 20-30 base 14 miles
Gunstock XC _ Mon 3:48 pm loose granular machine groomed 10-18 base 17 of 28 trails 19 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-4p Sat/Sun: 9a-4p
Jackson XC _ Tue 5:46 am packed powder machine groomed 30-43 base 66.
Mt Washington Valley XC _ Tue 8:26 am packed powder machine groomed 20-35 base 28 of 31 trails, 25 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-6p Sat/Sun: 9a-6p
Nordic Skier XC _ Tue 4:40 am loose granular machine groomed 9-30 base 19 miles
Caribou Ski Trails XC _ Wed 1:45 pm hard packed machine groomed 10-12 base 6 of 6 trails, 6 miles Mon-Fri: 12p-12a; Sat/Sun: 12p-12a;
Carters Bethel XC _ Thu 8:28 am powder machine groomed 12-15 base 10 of 22 trails 9 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-4p Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p
Five Fields Farm XC _ Fri 8:33 am hard packed machine groomed 8-14 base 11 of 17 trails 11 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-5p Sat/Sun: 9a-5p
Harris Farm XC _ Fri 6:31 am loose granular machine groomed 6-8 base 21 of 21 trails 25 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-5p Sat/Sun: 9a-5p
Outdoor Center XC _ Thu 8:00 am packed powder machine groomed 8-12 base 25 of 30 trails 16 miles Mon-Fri: 9a-4:30p Sat/Sun: 9a-4:30p
Berkshire East _ Fri 2:43 pm MG machine groomed 12-36 base 33 of 45 trails 90% open, 4 of 5 lifts, Mon/Tue: 9a-4:30p Wed: 9a-8p Thu: 9a-9p Fri: 9a-10p Sat: 8:30a-10p Sun: 8:30a-4:30p
Blandford _ Thu 8:53 pm packed powder machine groomed 16-23 base 12 of 29 trails 42% open, 3 of 5 lifts, Mon, Wed: 12:30a-8:30p Fri: 9a-9p Sat: 8:30a-8:30p Sun:8:30a-4p Open Mon, Wed, Fri-Sun;