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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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ISLAMABAD -- Chief Justice Lahore High Court Mansoor Ali Shah name has been recommended for elevation to the Supreme Court of Pakistan.
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Polyolefins, for instance, are somewhat limited in ultrasonic welding, but are recommended for all of the other processes.
That production would plummet if the person stayed indoors or slathered on UV-blocking sunscreen or covered up with clothing when out of doors, as recommended for protection against skin cancer.
Recommended for handout: Book One (On the Nature of War), Chapters 1, 2 and 7; Book Three (On Strategy in General), Chapters 3 and 4.
In most cases, we picked the highest level recommended for adults, excluding pregnant and breastfeeding women.) Like real labels, this one lists what percent of the Daily Value (DV) the supplement provides for each nutrient.
For example, if a room measures 10' by 22 with an 8 ceiling, you need a unit recommended for 1,760 cubic feet.
Nevirapine has not been officially recommended for this use, but physicians have used it because of its rapid action and success in preventing mother to infant transmission.
Palm still is strongly recommended for business users.
Amprenavir is a protease inhibitor recommended for use in combination with other antiretrovirals for the treatment of HIV infection.
We were a bit disappointed that Bacille Calmette-Guerin vaccine was covered in only seven lines, that bed nets were not mentioned for malaria control, that typhoid was not included in the differential diagnosis of lymphocytosis or prolonged fever, that short-course therapy was not recommended for typhoid fever, and that tinidazole or single-dose metronidazole were not suggested for invasive amebiasis.
In general, vinyl composition tile and inlaid commercial sheet vinyl, which are recommended for heavier use, require somewhat heavier maintenance.
reviewing ongoing currency improvement efforts in various locations to identify methods and techniques that can be recommended for consideration in other Districts; and
A number of projects were recommended for high priority because they would benefit the greatest number of residents and visitors, while helping to strengthen business opportunities.
Also, pneumococcal vaccination is recommended for many of the same high-risk persons for whom influenza vaccine is recommended.
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