nominate (one) for (something)

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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!
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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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For more information on the event or to nominate someone for an award visit prideofinverurie.com
Paisley people are being urged to nominate someone for a Life After Stroke Award.
To nominate someone for the chance to appear email mrsbrown@hungrybear.tv with your name and contact details.
To nominate someone for a Say it with Flowers bouquet, send your name, address and contact number, the name of the person you wish to nominate and information about why you think they deserve to receive the bouquet of the week to: Say it with Flowers competition, Wishaw Press, One Central Quay, Glasgow G3 8DA, or by email:news@wishawpress.
The final date to nominate someone for the 2015 People of the Year Awards is Monday, September 14.
To nominate someone for the Parentspiration campaign visit www.highlandspring.com/parentspiration
To nominate someone for an Echo Bouquet of the Week, send your nomination, with reasons, and your name, address and telephone number.
Only ACTE members in good standing are eligible to nominate someone for one of these awards.
Visit www.scottisheducationawards.org.uk for further information and to nominate someone for an award.
To nominate someone for an award, send your contact details, along with the contact information of the person you are nominating and details of why they deserve the award to: Lymphoma Association Communication Team, PO Box 368, Aylesbury, HP20 2GA or by e-mail to communications@-lymphomas.org.uk by August 31.
The deadline for nominations has now been extended to Friday December 21 and gives residents and people who work in the area a further seven days to nominate someone for an award.
To nominate someone for a Leading Wales Award 2008 visit www.leadingwalesawards.com or call 0845 082 2359.
To apply or nominate someone for the show go to www.lastchancedrivingschool.com or email drivers@lastchancedrivingschool.com giving the name and details of the person.
n To nominate someone for a Pride of Racing award, please visit www.racingwelfare.co.uk before August 31