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use (someone or something) for (something)
To make use of someone or something for some particular purpose or function. Please don't use my CDs for coasters—you'll scratch them up! We're going to be using Sarah and her team for our next marketing campaign. He said he's going to use a full symphonic orchestra for his next tour.
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use someone or something for something
to make use of someone or something for a specific purpose. Would you please use Don for your errands? You can use my car for the trip.
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