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in prospect

In sight; as a possibility. I hope this job interview goes well, but, if not, at least I've got a few more in prospect. Folks, I wanted to let you know that we have an exciting new client in prospect—I'll be sure to give you more details once everything is finalized.
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prospect for (something)

1. To carry out an exploration for some kind of natural resource, especially mineral deposits or oil. We've been prospecting for gold in these mountains for months, but we've come away with little more than a few flecks. Thousands of people rushed to the area to begin prospecting for natural shale gas.
2. To explore a particular region for some kind of natural resource, especially mineral deposits or oil. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "prospect" and "for." The company has begun prospecting an area a few miles off the coastline for oil. I'm prospecting this part of the mountain for cobalt.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

prospect for something

to search for something, especially for metals or minerals. The old men said they were prospecting for gold. What are they prospecting for out in the desert?
See also: for, prospect
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Spearmint's current projects include a portfolio of prospects in the Golden Triangle of British Columbia; the 'Golden Triangle Gold Prospects' comprising of six claims consisting of 9,157 acres bordering GT Gold Corp, the 920 acre 'NEBA West' & 6,803 acre 'NEBA' Gold-Copper Prospects bordering Aben Resources Ltd, the 'Henry' Gold-Copper Prospect comprised of two contiguous claim blocks totaling 4,912 acres in the direct vicinity of Golden Ridge Resources Ltd., and the 17,593 acre 'EL North' Nickel-Copper Prospect consisting of six contiguous claims in the Eskay Creek Camp bordering Garibaldi Resources Corp as well as the recent acquisition, the 4,980 acre 'Prickle' property bordering Brixton Metals Corp.
* Listening and learning from prospects what their wants and needs are related to insurance protection.
Of course, you can't convince prospects they need your help if you can't get them to sit down and talk to you in the first place.
Enthusiasm is one of the biggest turn-offs to prospects. If your voice becomes overly enthusiastic, loud and cheerful when you pick up the phone to talk to a prospect, then you're guilty of this crushing sales mistake.
SEBASTIAN VETTEL (GERMAN) Team: Ferrari Age: 28 Prospects: Third last season with Red Bull.
Figure out which site is best for your prospects Facebook is good for business-to-consumer sales, Linkedln for B2B products or services and Twitter for any type of prospects, according to Colleen Francis, president of Engage Selling.
The link-up with Biketrain Community College, adds motor vehicle studies to Prospect's existing portfolio and extends its our learning offer across the Yorkshire and Humber region.
Prospect, if I were supporting your wife and children, wouldn't you insure my life?"
They also show prospects that you're lazy, uncreative, and possibly incapable of delivering quality work.
Did you know that the vast majority of prospects are A located at the base of the pyramid?
When working with multi-level account prospects, keep the following tips in mind:
Have you ever examined your pipeline only to discover you have too few qualified prospects? This sets off a downward spiral that eats away at every aspect of your success and career as an insurance producer:
POOL A CANADA Coach: Kieran Crowley Captain: Pat Riordan Star player: Chauncey O'Toole Prospects: Turned in a couple of strong performances during the Churchill Cup.
PROSPECTS: Good chance ALAN CURBISHLEY THE 53-year-old ex-Charlton and West Ham boss has been out of management for three years and is keen to return.
Old Pirate High Grade Prospects including Old Pirate South, Old Pirate Far-North and Corsair Prospects