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recommend (someone or something) as (something)

To give someone or something a recommendation as being ideal in some particular role, function, or ability. I really recommend her as a psychiatrist—she helped me through a really tough period of my life. Would you recommend this hotel as a suitable place to bring kids? It was a bit uncouth of him to recommend himself as the best candidate for the position.
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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 or something) to (one)

To make a suggestion to one regarding which person or thing one should choose (for something). I can recommend a good psychiatrist to you, if you're thinking about seeking some help. Excuse me, would you be able to recommend a computer to me?
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recommend someone as something

to suggest someone as something. Could you recommend Frank as a good carpenter? I can recommend Jane Smith as a good artist.
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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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recommend someone or something to someone

to suggest that someone choose someone or something. I would like to recommend Sally to you as a good prospect for membership on the committee. Could you recommend a good mechanic to me?
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After the top rating of Recommended comes Guideline, for higher water quality, then Mandatory for meeting the minimum standard followed by fail.
Our coast's ratings THE Good Beach Guide 2012: Whitby: Recommended (2011 - recommended) Sandsend: Recommended (recommended) Runswick Bay: Recommended (mandatory) Staithes: Mandatory (fail) Saltburn: Recommended (fail) Marske: Recommended (recommended) Redcar Stray: Recommended (recommended) Redcar Granville: Recommended (2011 result was guideline) Redcar Lifeboat Station: Mandatory (recommended) Redcar Coatham: Recommended (recommended) Seaton Carew North Gare: Recommended (recommended) Seaton Carew Centre: Recommended (mandatory) Seaton Carew North: Recommended (mandatory).
Despite a fall in the number of beaches making the "recommended" standard for the Good Beach Guide, the North East still has some of the best quality beaches in the UK and is second only to the South West as the region enjoying the highest percentage of MCS Recommended beaches this year.
The task force recommended that appropriate caveats be developed to advise readers that the advice is not a TAM, that it is based on facts provided solely by IRS personnel, and that the legal conclusion might differ if the facts are not as presented.
AC: If you hear that a chef of a recommended or highly recommended restaurant has left, do you re-review the place?
found that 63 per cent would recommend independent tour operators to a friend, while 41 per cent would recommend the Tui UK group, which includes Thomson Holidays, 41 per cent would recommended the First Choice group, 35 per cent would recommend the Thomas Cook group and 31 per cent would recommend the My Travel group, which includes Airtours.
The previously recommended fluoroquinolones (ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or levofloxacin) can still be used in certain cases, provided that a culture is run, or a test for cure, and the patient returns for followup, and re-treatment with a different drug if necessary.
That's why Nowlin discourages the average person in good health from buying high-potency vitamins, which often contain well beyond 100 percent of the daily recommended allowance.
They reported that it was not popular with women and' that they rarely recommended it.
In 1996, an AICPA task force developed the MTC, in which it recommended changing tax course content and delivery methods to better prepare students for tax and accounting careers in the "real world.
In most cases, we picked the highest level recommended for adults, excluding pregnant and breastfeeding women.
Given the production problem, the CDC recommended vaccinations be administered first to high-risk populations and health workers in contact with them, including: persons 65 or older; residents of nursing homes and other chronic-care facilities that house persons of any age who have chronic medical conditions; individuals who have chronic disorders of the pulmonary or cardiovascular systems, including asthma; and, those who have required regular medical followup or hospitalization during the preceding year because of chronic metabolic diseases (including diabetes mellitus), renal dysfunction, hemoglobinopathies or immunosuppression (e.
Amprenavir is a protease inhibitor recommended for use in combination with other antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV infection.
Goldenseal has become scarce in its native North American habitat due to over-collection and habitat destruction, so purchasing goldenseal that has been cultivated rather than gathered from the wild is recommended.
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