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decide among (someone or something)

To choose someone or something when given three or more options. We've had so many good candidates for the job that I'm having a very hard time deciding among them.
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decide between (someone or something)

To choose someone or something when given two options. Holly and Jack are both such good candidates for the job that I'm having a hard time deciding between them.
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In deciding to withhold the names, the commission has said it acted on advice from the City Attorney's Office, and reinforced its decision with a public vote earlier this week.
Politically conservative judges, who tend to favor originalism, and liberal judges, who tend to favor the "living Constitution" idea, can reach very different conclusions when deciding cases involving contentious issues like free speech, religion, abortion, race, and the death penalty.
35) Law enforcement agencies should consider these issues of timeliness and materiality when deciding what, if any, information to purge from employee personnel files.
Contemporary American politics faces few greater dilemmas than deciding how to deal with the resurgence of religious belief.
In deciding to apply the revenue ruling, the Ninth Circuit interpreted the U.
A woman deciding whether to continue a pregnancy stands on moral ground.
But before deciding to add, step back and study the proposed new service thoroughly and objectively.
In deciding how to meet this need, we investigated innovative ways to use current technologies.
That the cases are from other states is not particularly a hindrance; when deciding an issue for the first time, courts often look to cases from other states for guidance.
In dispensing with the Florida high court's efforts to resolve a confusing election-code tangle, derailing the election-contest process in Florida, and sidestepping the constitutionally established mechanisms for deciding disputed elections, the U.
In addition, the researcher will discuss with you any results that relate to your diagnosis or that may be useful in deciding on the best treatment for your disorder.
The second reason is the ability that the LRA data gave the tax manager and outside counsel to make meaningful comparisons in deciding which to pursue and which ones to defer.
By deciding your parenting style, building relationships with campers, and learning to be a fair disciplinarian, counselors can work effectively with campers.
According to Neil Sandler, a managing director of Paine Webber and a panelist at the CFRI Conference, timing is everything, or at least a great deal, in deciding when to go public.
The court relied state law giving the New York State Tax Commission the right to examine any refund claim before deciding whether to allow the claim.