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select from someone or something

to make a choice from a group of people or things. You will have to select from the people we have asked to interview with you today. They told me that I had to select from what you have in stock.
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select someone from something

to choose someone from a group of people. You will have to select a new secretary from the available pool of workers. I selected Ted from the applicants I had at the time.
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select someone or something as something

to choose someone or something to be something. The voters selected Alice as the county treasurer. We selected Acme as our main distributor.
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select someone or something for someone or something

to choose someone or something for the benefit of someone or something. You need a helper, so I will select someone for you. Jane selected a car for her husband.
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However, the selectors look at him solely as a middle-order batsman.
The BCCI has clarified that the restrictions that are applicable on national selectors do not necessarily apply on selectors of states," said a source.
There is a big lesson for the Indian selectors and the cricket board.
If the order selector wants to ask a specific question, he will be presented with a menu of options.
Chairman of selectors Andrew Hilditch is safe, which leaves one out of Hughes, David Boon and Jamie Cox in the firing line.
Butt took offence to this as Mohsin's claim was that he was in touch with his fellow selectors over the composition of the squad and had consulted them all the time," the source stated.
Asda is introducing in-store touchscreen wine selectors to help demystify the category for shoppers.
The Selector joined forces with the organisers of Swn Festival to bring Wales to the world, so Cate performed with Y Niwl and Elliott Jones and tracks recorded on the night will be broadcast to 11 countries to a million-strong audience.
An accompanying CD-ROM contains a computerized selector diagnostic tool, allowing the study's findings to be used immediately to help operators troubleshoot a poorly-performing selector and to help engineers develop a better-performing selector.
Coach Peter Moores will sit down with national selector Geoff Miller and fellow selector Ashley Giles resisting calls for change when they announce the Test squad on Sunday.
THE England and Wales Cricket Board yesterday advertised for a new full-time national selector - as recommended by the Schofield Review.
They are understood to have told the board that there should be three new roles: a managing director of English cricket, a national selector and a director of county cricket.
This rubber chemicals and polymers selector guide is designed to introduce customers to the most popular products for the rubber industry that are offered by the company.
The OnColor Catalog Color Selector from PolyOne Corp.
A port selector is a component that enables redundant data paths in the event of a failure.