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short list

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishshort listˈshort list, shortlist /ˈʃɔːtlɪst $ ˈʃɔːrt-/ noun [countable] British English  LISTa list of the most suitable people for a job or a prize, chosen from all the people who were first consideredon the short list (for something) Davies was on the shortlist for the Booker Prize.draw up/compile a shortlist The panel will draw up a shortlist of candidates.
Examples from the Corpus
short listAfter being selected from a short list of five people, I was finally not offered the position.It gave her a short list of problems and asked her to solve them.At the other end of the scale a short list of names and addresses is not necessarily harmless.These were narrowed down to a short list of 13 from which Jim's was selected as best-overall.The equity department was planning a boat trip to become further acquainted with the trainees on its short list.Readers at Borders Books shops helped to choose the short list.on the short list (for something)Both were also on the short list of potential future chairman.David Elsworth's Imperial Brush must be on the short list.The previous year, four of the six novels on the short list were about growing up in the Soviet era.Once more I was on the short list.
short-listshort-list, shortlist /ˈʃɔːtlɪst $ ˈʃɔːrt-/ verb [transitive usually passive] British English  CHOOSEto put someone on a short list for a job or a prizeshort-list somebody for something She’s been short-listed for the director’s job.→ See Verb table
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Verb table
short-list
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyshort-list
he, she, itshort-lists
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyshort-listed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave short-listed
he, she, ithas short-listed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad short-listed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill short-list
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have short-listed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam short-listing
he, she, itis short-listing
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you, we, theyare short-listing
Past
I, he, she, itwas short-listing
you, we, theywere short-listing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been short-listing
he, she, ithas been short-listing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been short-listing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be short-listing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been short-listing
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