groom (someone) as (something)

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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 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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Moreover, adult rats that had experienced vigorous licking and grooming as pups explored open spaces with particular ease and possessed an abundance of brain receptors for a class of anxiety-reducing substances called benzodiazepines.