Functionally, isn't the Medicare payroll tax a compulsory insurance premium for a program all Americans qualify for at age 65?
Mathematicians all over the world will denounce this outrageous claim, so before facing math excommunication, let me qualify.
She says fire-bombers like McVeigh also qualify as arsonists.
To start, that all a groom needs to qualify as “Prince Charming” is a fat wallet (why, hello there, “Joe Millionaire”).
Nineteen other states decide which textbooks will qualify for “adoption” in their public schools.
To qualify themselves for this they bestow their time, their money and their labor.
Do you send him to me,—I'll qualify him for that important station.
If I do, will you qualify me to be a professor in twelve months' time?
So Mr. Croy showed he could qualify the humble hand that assuaged him.
Gold rings and gay clothing, as they qualify no man for, can entitle no man to, a "good place" in the church.
mid-15c., "to invest with a quality," from Middle French qualifier (15c.) and directly from Medieval Latin qualificare "attribute a quality to; make of a certain quality," from Latin qualis "of what sort?," correlative pronomial adjective (see quality) + facere "to make" (see factitious). Meaning "to limit, modify" is from 1530s. Sense of "be fit for a job" first appeared 1580s. Related: Qualified; qualifying.