recommend (someone or something) for (something)

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recommend (someone or something) for (something)

1. To suggest someone or something as being ideal for some particular task, job, requirement, etc. I'd really recommend this tool for the job—it'll do everything you need. I have every confidence in recommending Jeremy for the job.
2. To suggest that someone or something receive or benefit from something. Whom would you recommend for the promotion? I'd recommend this one for repairs first, as it's in the worst condition of the three.
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recommend someone for something

to suggest someone for something. I would be very glad to recommend you for promotion. She recommended herself as the best choice.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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