decide against


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decide against someone or something

to rule against someone or something; to make a judgment against someone or something. We decided against Tom and chose Larry instead. Jane decided against the supplier.
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Ashraf may decide against his appointment as there is no point in investing him.
The positive flip side: If any consumers are turned off by your new information content, very few will decide against purchasing something because of it.
Howard Matz said he believed that Beard-Williams failed to appear to be cross-examined because she expected the jury would decide against her.
The relatively high cost forced one Thunder Bay shipping firm to decide against converting some of its fleet to self-unloaders.
CML also indicated that it is making contingency plans for the listing of its stock on an alternative national automated trading market, in the event that the NYSE should decide against continued listing of CML's securities at some future point in time.
If prosecutors decide against retrying the case, Superior Court Judge Ronald S.
We were confident that the Court would decide against PSC, and that as a result, Metrologic would prevail in its case.
Bradbury will decide against seeking the death penalty after they meet later this month to discuss the matter.
School officials might decide against acquiring the parcel if soil tests reveal that mitigating any environmental problems would be too costly for the Golden Valley project or if future negotiations with NTS prove unsuccessful, Lee said.