in line for

in line for
A CANDIDATE FOR, in the running for, on the shortlist for, being considered for.
line

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preposition
: due or in a position to attain or receive

in line for a promotion

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likely to receive

she might be in line for a cabinet post


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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