Nominate somebody for - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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nominate (one) for (something)
To recommend, suggest, or put forward one as a candidate for some award, prize, honor, title, etc. Often used in passive constructions. She's been nominated for Best Actress four times, but she still has yet to actually win the award. I just found out I've been nominated for salesperson of the year!
nominate someone for something
to suggest someone as a candidate for a particular office. I will nominate Carolyn for president. You cannot nominate yourself for this office.
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''It might be worth knowing that before you nominate somebody for
a key job,'' he said.
To nominate somebody for
next month's award, go to www.newstalk.ie/Business-Person-of-the-Month-May-2013.
"I am especially keen to learn if and how others feel the same, so please, if you feel you have met one of our heroes, please nominate somebody for
their exceptional care.
THERE'S still just enough time to nominate somebody for
the Women of Achievement awards organised by Pru Porretta as part of this month's International Women's Week.
Anyone wanting to nominate somebody for
the Vodafone Life Savers awards can phone the organisers on 0870 902 333 or go to www.vodafone.co.uk/ lifesavers
People can nominate somebody for
an award or enter themselves and entry forms can be obtained from your local police station.