train for

train (someone or an animal) for something

to educate someone or an animal for some purpose. His parents trained him for work in the family business. He was trained for factory work.
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train for something

to practice or drill for some task. I am training for the marathon. We all have to train for the upcoming football season.
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References in classic literature ?
While grandmother was trying to make me comfortable, grandfather went to the depot and learned that Wick Cutter had come home on the night express from the east, and had left again on the six o'clock train for Denver that morning.
She had no choice but to go on to Kansas City and take the first fast train for home.
On Jerry's return to the rank there was a good deal of laughing and chaffing at him for driving hard to the train for an extra fare, as they said, all against his principles, and they wanted to know how much he had pocketed.
It would mean encouraging iron supplementation, creating a training camp atmosphere to start the season, and to always train for a model race situation.
Police officers and administrators must train for and adopt these values to ensure the success of any community-policing effort.