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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Anne Francis [Small Animal - All Breed Educator] - Anne Francis is a Certified Master Groomer with the National Dog Groomers Association of America and has been grooming for over twenty years at the Village Groomer in Walpole, MA.
I have been grooming for nearly 8 years and I have to say it's the best job in the world.
"This desire is what is driving the growth of grooming for both cats and dogs."
Organized into five distinctive sections (The Importance of Good Grooming; Grooming Basics; Coat-Specific Grooming Guide; Grooming for Special Needs; and Getting Started in Professional Grooming), "Complete Guide to Dog Grooming: Skills" is thoroughly 'user friendly' and perfect for the non-specialist general reader wanting to learn how to take care of their pet canine grooming themselves as well as anyone considering starting up their own dog grooming service.
Alison, who has been grooming for 15 years, opened Pretty Paws at Miry Lane 11 years ago, after the salon she had been working for closed.
Males, however, when exposed to females' bedding, continued grooming for about 23 seconds, the researchers report in the April Animal Behaviour.