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choose among (people or things)

To select from a group of options. The supervisor will choose among these candidates for someone to fill the position.
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choose among someone or something

to make a choice of a person or thing from a variety of possibilities. We will choose among the names on the list you gave us. I need to choose among the car models available.
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Choosing among them, he presently found a sapling to his liking.
Sustainable Energy: Choosing among Options Jefferson W.
The Review Board's decision to transfer Tulikorpi to a medium security facility in 2000 was appealed by the Ontario government to the Ontario Court of Appeal, whereby the Court referred the matter to the Review Board for a rehearing saying that the requirement in the Criminal Code of "the least onerous and restrictive" only applied to choosing among three outcomes--an absolute discharge, discharge subject to conditions or detention in a hospital subject to conditions.
For example, it could help people in finding insurance, choosing among employer or other insurance plans, choosing among local, mail-order, and Internet pharmacies, knowing about discount-card programs, dealing with Medicaid and other public benefits, using patientassistance programs, and knowing when it is better to fill a prescription out of pocket even if one has coverage.
Under the program, the Principal Income IRA, investors may build a portfolio by choosing among 40 mutual funds run by 10 management companies.
Schools can select the services they need, picking and choosing among modules that provide authoring tools, e-commerce and transaction handling, a portal, or other services that augment the basic learning functions.
Latest blunder: In early July, when consumers began choosing among competing long-distance and international carriers, chaos ruled.
Choosing among hard drives, CD-ROMs, modems, monitors and a million software titles is a job that takes time and research to do right.
In choosing among these options, there is first the need for clinicians to determine whether the goal is pressure reduction (preventing ulcers) or pressure relief (healing them).
For a long time we've wanted to predict severity of disease early on," Grabowski says, noting that genetic tests capable of detecting Gaucher's in fetuses are in demand from pregnant women considering abortion and from mothers choosing among the limited therapies for an affected child.
The optimization engine was enhanced to support process-window awareness when choosing among available variants.
These differences imply that consumers face trade-offs when they are choosing among types of plans.
Developers will have the option to extend their 14-day subscription by choosing among a range of flexible LinuxLink subscriptions available from TimeSys.
People have tried, with varying degrees of success, to eliminate those angry pustules and blackheads by choosing among hundreds of anti-acne creams and lotions on the market today.
Ruben continued, "With this new structure, ABFI now has the flexibility of choosing among several securitization options going forward, such as a AAA wrapped structure, a AA wrapped structure, and a senior/subordinated structure.