be transferred

See: devolve
References in classic literature ?
What would it cost you to say a word to the Emperor, and then he would be transferred to the Guards at once?
My dear Anna Mikhaylovna," said he with his usual familiarity and weariness of tone, "it is almost impossible for me to do what you ask; but to prove my devotion to you and how I respect your father's memory, I will do the impossible- your son shall be transferred to the Guards.
There was the depot, of course; I often went down to see the night train come in, and afterward sat awhile with the disconsolate telegrapher who was always hoping to be transferred to Omaha or Denver, `where there was some life.
A senior diplomat at the Indian Embassy said applications of inmates willing to be transferred to Indian jails have been submitted to the UAE authorities.
Garodnick--who led an unsuccessful bid by the tenants to buy the complex--sent a letter to Comptroller Thomspon, stating, "As I understand it, so long as the redevelopment company status is not terminated in compliance with the law, ST/PCV may not be transferred except as expressly provided under the law.
Formalism is the belief that the schools should teach certain procedural skills--like reading and critical thinking--that can be transferred to any situation, and that the schools must avoid teaching "mere facts" or "mere knowledge.
The explanation says that property can be transferred among A, B, C, D, E, F, and H without attracting tax because of the chain of 95-percent beneficial ownership.
Other regulations may prorate the amount that can be transferred to reflect employees who were originally named in the policy but have since left the company.
Manipulative patients keep us hopping - and hoping that maybe they'll be transferred or assigned to someone else.
Additionally, the retirement plan assets should be transferred to the IRA in a direct trustee-to-trustee transfer (in order to avoid the mandatory 20% withholding that would apply).