choose among (people or things)

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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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References in classic literature ?
When the chants came on one of her favourites happened to be chosen among the rest--the old double chant "Langdon"--but she did not know what it was called, though she would much have liked to know.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Middle-East Bio Researchers Company, the representative of the University of Tehran's Science and Technology Park, was chosen among the top five companies in ASPA Award ceremony.
Winners were chosen among 7,000 entrants in the essay contest, which is part of the foundation's Stock Market Game program.
Goodreau was chosen among 54 educators competing for the honor, which was announced Wednesday at a ceremony held by the Los Angeles County Office of Education in Montebello.
Imagine if they could have chosen among schools specializing in computers, or art, or drama, or ethnic pride, where they could have found like-minded friends and acceptance.