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scheme for (something)

To form or contrive a secret or devious plan or conspiracy in order to obtain, achieve, or accomplish something. We spent the afternoon scheming for a way to get into the elite Hollywood party so we could meet some celebrities. I heard that he's been scheming for a new computer that he could charge to the company accounts.
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scheme for something

to plot and plan for something, perhaps using deception. She is scheming for a raise. Ted is always scheming for a way to miss work.
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The chief minister expressed displeasure over the under-utilisation of funds and directed PHED secretary to complete 26 schemes for which 100% of the allocated funds had been released.
SARGODHA -- Divisional Coordination Committee (DCC) approved 161 development schemes for Sargodha, Khushab, Mianwali and Bhakkar districts under Community Development Programme (CDP).
In a response to a question in parliament on Tuesday Mr Kgathi added that the housing and salary advance schemes which were also introduced through the same directive were available to BDF ranks from entry levels up to D4 grade; among those he cited SHHA advance schemes for employees up to D4 grade as well as the salary advance scheme for employees up to D4 grade.
Islamabad -- Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry in collaboration with State Bank of Pakistan organized an awareness session on SBP's financing schemes for SMEs.
25 -- Kobian, leading player in computer peripherals announced 'Mercury Dhoom' - Festive Schemes for its partners across India.
Few research studies of metadata scheme development or augmented metadata schemes for use in children's systems have been reported in the literature.
In addition, ROC advanced the "pump and dump" stock fraud schemes for which LCN figures have received much of the attention.
Modern technology has provided a solution in the form of sophisticated schemes for encrypting digitized sounds and text.
The meeting was also told about 948 drainage schemes for rural areas in the province that drained 91.33MGD of sewage generated by 4.79 million people.
According to the sources, the company in collaboration with the World bank had completed the schemes for the provision of new connections.
The meeting was told that a total of 190 schemes were developed under provincial development programme, 54 schemes under Khadim-e-Aala Punjab Rural Road programme, 522 development projects under Pakistan MDG 2015-16, 39 schemes under Divisional Development Programme 2015-16, 947 schemes for school education sector including 16 schemes of modern infrastructure for the tehsil and district headquarter hospitals.