decide for (someone or something)

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decide for (someone or something)

To rule favorably for someone or something. My client will almost certainly go to jail if the judge doesn't decide for him.
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decide for someone or something

to rule in favor of someone or something; to make a judgment for someone or something. The jury decided for the plaintiff. The judge decided for me.
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Graham,' said he again, five minutes after, 'we were disputing, as we came along, a question that you can readily decide for us, as it mainly regarded yourself - and, indeed, we often hold discussions about you; for some of us have nothing better to do than to talk about our neighbours' concerns, and we, the indigenous plants of the soil, have known each other so long, and talked each other over so often, that we are quite sick of that game; so that a stranger coming amongst us makes an invaluable addition to our exhausted sources of amusement.
The nuclear issue was one of our tools of power (during the negotiations) and we stated that no one can decide for us.
It's sad that they get to decide for us, without us," said one of the CyBC unions, SYTYRIK on Tuesday.
Next time, we might round up 50 strangers and get them to decide for us.
Important issues would not be left to politicians to decide for us, they would be a public vote through the ballot boxes.
Any solutions which others decide for us will not be fair," Assad argued, calling for finding "a comprehensive perspective for cooperation by overcoming obstacles standing in the way of the OIC or our countries' institutions.
And which faceless bureaucrat will decide for us the precise place to leave our wheely bin on collection day?
And who are they, after all, to want to decide for us which way we shall follow; to want to decide for us who shall be our leaders, to want to decide for us what destiny we shall follow?
Not deciding is simply a decision to let another decide for us.
I think the handicapper will decide for us that his future lies over fences," said Micky Hammond.
The Assembly should not decide for us what is in the best interests of our children.
The IMF doesn't decide for us in the economy sector," he said.