How do you use the word apply?
I applied in writing to several different companies.
You must have a high school diploma for this job.
High school dropouts need not apply.
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What is another word for apply?
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Do you apply for or apply to?
RULE: Use apply to to say WHERE you are applying and use apply for to say the PURPOSE of your application. EXAMPLE: You could apply to the hospital. Send your CV and apply for a job. INCORRECT: I will apply for another university if I don’t get accepted by my first choice.
Can be apply or applied?
With the transitive version, “can be applied”, there’s an implicit agent who applies the rule. You apply this rule on weekends. The same thing can be stated using the verb intransitively or transitively.
Does not apply to or for?
“Apply to” is used when we are saying where something is relevant. e.g. “That rule doesn’t apply to me.” “Normal logic does not apply to political debates.” “Apply for” is used when we are requesting something. e.g. “I would like to apply for the job of senior sanitation engineer.” “Jack applied for a credit card.”
What does apply to mean?
apply to someone or something [for rules, laws, etc.] to affect someone or something; to be relevant to someone or something. Does this rule apply to me?