动词过去式:earmarked 过去分词:earmarked 现在分词:earmarking 第三人称单数:earmarks
v [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sb/sth (for sth/sb) assign or set aside sb/sth (to or for a special purpose) （为某目的）指定或安排某人[某事物]
*earmark a sum of money for research 拨出一笔款项作研究经费
* I've earmarked Peter for the job. 我已派彼得做这事.
v [T usually passive]
to decide that something will be used for a particular purpose or have something done to it in the future
earmark sb/sth for sth
85% of foreign aid is earmarked by Congress for specific purposes.
schools earmarked for closure
earmark sb/sth as sth
He had been earmarked as a potential leader.