qualify verb

1 have/give sb the right to sth

ADV. automatically

PREP. for You will automatically qualify for a pension.

PHRASES qualify on the grounds of sth people who qualify for the grant on the grounds of disability

2 for a sports competition

ADV. easily | duly South Korea duly qualified for the finals when they beat Italy 6?1.

VERB + QUALIFY fail to

PREP. for England failed to qualify for the final.

3 fit a description

ADV. hardly

PREP. as A three-week course hardly qualifies as sufficient training.