groom (someone) for (something)(redirected from grooming somebody for)
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?
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.