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    Guys, i am still wondering what the verb of the noun "candidate" is?

    Example: I ....... for presidency.

    Is it the same?

    tahnk you a lot

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    Re: candidate

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    Guys, i am still wondering what the verb of the noun "candidate" is?

    Example: I ....... for presidency.

    Is it the same?

    tahnk you a lot
    I am running for the presidency

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    Re: candidate

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    I am running for the presidency
    In Am E they run for the presidency (presumably because they're running for over a year - in the US, that is). Here, people are more likely to stand , or put themselves up/forward for an office; they run too, but some people prefer a less vigorous metaphor.

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