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promote someone (from something) (to something)

to raise someone's rank from something to something. They promoted her from teller to vice president. Carl promoted his daughter to supervisor.
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According to Michael Lombardo, success was defined as being promotable, promotable with no place to go, or having achieved the level expected of the person.
It says a lot about you as a manager if your direct reports are promotable," says Aisha Mootry, a media supervisor with Tapestry in Chicago.
If your total score is greater than 130, you are very promotable.
We'll be looking hard for market specials and anything that is promotable, because I think price is going to be the name of the game for the rest of the spring and maybe for the rest of the year," said Eric Blackledge, who operates Blackledge Furniture in Corvallis, Ore.
British distributor All3Media's factual acquisitions executive, Lucy Dawkins, said, "Terrestrial stations are specifically interested in big-budget pieces, employing impressive visual aids like CGI; and highly promotable 'event' style documentaries have been shown to generate a lot of interest.
Williams's research found 40 recent, successful maternal-walls cases; almost all involved comments characterizing working mothers as lazy, uncommitted, not promotable, and undependable.
Your customers can enjoy their favorite seafood with this easily promotable, profitable 8-pc seafood set.
One mindset could be that we want to hire somebody to do the job at hand and we might not be too concerned about whether the person is promotable or flexible.
In March, the Army Logistics Management College (ALMC) at Fort Lee, Virginia, and other campuses yet to be named are scheduled to begin offering Military Education Level (MEL) 4-equivalent Intermediate Level Education (ILE) for majors and promotable captains.
Former WCCO News Director John Lansing says it was born of a marketing need--to produce promotable stories that could draw and hold an audience--and it worked.
Major retailers continue to sign licenses as a way of guaranteeing they'll have highly promotable exclusive merchandise.
He believes that working with these individuals allows them to gain confidence, as well as wider recognition throughout the company -- to be perceived as promotable, as a potential replacement for the CFO spot.
The "deal makers" of credit are promotable and deserving of raises and incentive bonuses.
If his reward for promoting someone to high office is stories and leaks of damaging splits, he would be right to look to the backbenchers' ranks where he has plenty of loyal, talented and promotable women.
Katy Follain, publicity manager at Sceptre, says that not only are publishers more willing to take a gamble on young people these days, but they're looking for authors who are as promotable as possible.