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raw recruit

a new, inexperienced, or fresh recruit, such as someone just entering the army, navy, police, etc. These boys are nothing but raw recruits. They've never seen a gun up close!
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recruit someone for something

to seek and engage someone for something. Harry had to recruit a few people for the new jobs that opened up. We recruited three more people for the project.
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recruit someone from something

to convince someone to leave something and join one's own group. Phyllis recruited a new work team from the company she used to work for. We recruited a number of people from private industry.
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recruit someone into something

to seek out and induct someone into something. The recruitment office tried to recruit ten people a week into the army. The army recruited almost no one during the month of December.
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marine (recruit)

and marine officer
n. an empty beer or liquor bottle. (see also dead soldier, dead marine. These expressions are probably meant as derogatory to either marines or officer.) Every now and then the gentle muttering of the customers was accented by the breaking of a marine as it hit the floor. There’s a marine officer laying in the fireplace.
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Remember this was the ultimate goal when starting the process of getting recruited in the first place.
However, in planning and reviewing recruiting efforts, an important first step is to recognize that the most desirable students usually are being recruited by other accounting firms.
For example, when doing a low-level activity such as walking, the Type 1 MUs are recruited.
Therefore, although Type 1 MUs are initially recruited when lifting any resistance, the Type 2 MUs must be recruited due to the higher demand that is created by proper strength training.
This can limit the number of MUs recruited in an exercise set and decrease the maximum potential overload.
There's bad feelings when someone leaves a program when he was one of the highest recruited guys in the nation at his position.
Rollinson praised the former coaching staff, including ex-Bruins defensive coordinator Bob Field, about the diligence in which UCLA recruited at Mater Dei.
Julie Toohill who recruited Gary Augustine, Mary Auth and Molly Ballinger
Don Holley, Holley & Associates, recruited Phillip Stephens.
Gardner Hatch, Gibbs & Soell Public Relations, recruited Catherine Wang.
That was the reason I came,'' said Attar, who also was recruited by Florida and Colorado.
In addition, to make keeping employees even more difficult, companies are finding that their employees are frequently being recruited to competing businesses.
Two high school basketball players who were recruited by UCLA have told the Daily News they had contact with Bruins coaches at a time when NCAA rules prohibit such conduct.
In addition to the opportunity to be recruited by leading colleges and universities, registered CollegeEdge users can also use the best college guidance services available on the web.
Tennessee, Maryland and Pitt recruited him, and Pitt was a power then.