slate for

slate (someone or something) for (something)

To schedule or organize for someone or something to do something or take place at some particular time. Often used in passive constructions. You're presentation is slated for this afternoon at 3 PM. I'm slated for a meeting with the boss later.
See also: for, slate
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

slate someone or something for something

to schedule someone or something for some thing or a particular time. They slated me for a trip to Columbia, Missouri, in August. Wally slated the meeting room for his presentation.
See also: for, slate
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

slate for

1. To schedule or designate someone or something to take place at some time: Our professor has slated the history lecture for Thursday afternoon.
2. To arrange for something to be or to undergo something: The contractor has slated the building for destruction. This boss has slated me for a promotion.
See also: for, slate
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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The first thing referred to by the sheriff was the diagram of a compass, cut in one corner of the slate for permanent use.
“I will buy you a slate for your own affairs, Benjamin,” said the sheriff; “I don’t like to have the journal marked over in this manner.”
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"The quarry will continue to exploit high quality reserves of slate for roofing, sawn slabs, architectural material and other uses and in doing so, will secure long-term employment opportunities in the area with a direct and significant contribution to the local economy.
"The fact that he has chosen Welsh slate for his own home is a huge source of pride for us.
As part of the Raise the Roof campaign at St James' Church in Benwell, people are invited to sponsor a slate for pounds 5.
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The use of slate for roofing dates back to thirteenth century Europe, where it was the material of choice for some of the world's most distinguished castles.
Bethesda-based Welsh Slate was awarded the contract to provide roofing slate for refurbishment work on Ayers House in Adelaide.