nominate (one) to (something)

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nominate (one) to (something)

To recommend, suggest, or put forward one as a candidate to join a particular group. Tom wants to nominate Sally to the board of directors.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

nominate someone to something

to suggest someone to become a member of a group. I am the one who nominated her to the board. The president nominated herself to the position of chairman of the board.
See also: nominate, to
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Tueini, who is a part-owner of the paper and a daughter to its late owner and editor-in-chief Gibran Tueini, stressed that the opposition should have nominated someone to form a cabinet.