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recruit for (something)

1. To seek out new members for some group, company, or organization to which one belongs. There are a bunch of people in the student union building recruiting for various clubs and teams. I wish they wouldn't recruit for the army inside of our high school like that.
2. To hire, enlist, or enroll new members for some group, company, or organization to which one belongs. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "recruit" and "for." I heard they recruited Tim for the Navy! I went to a few different universities looking to recruit a few talented engineers for our new firm.
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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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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