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decide among (someone or something)

To choose someone or something from 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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Action: "Any justification at t for then deciding or intending to do A consists in the likelihood at t that so deciding or intending would further a desirable end E' (p.
Law enforcement administrators must think about more than just law enforcement objectives in deciding whether to use deception involving the media.
Schechter blames the city's hard line in defending certain values for the equally hard stance Judge Parness has taken in deciding recent certiorari cases, including One New York Plaza, which was upheld unanimously by the Appellate Division last month.
Hahn had lobbied hard for the council to support his plan to boost the Los Angeles Police Department by 320 extra officers, but the council voted 11-3 against him, deciding there was too much uncertainty about the city's financial picture.
He spends hours examining them, deciding by the color, markings and tails which ones will likely grow into the beautiful adults that have made koi fish famous.
We will be deciding whether to divide America's second- largest city and create America's sixth-largest city.
Decision days: With teams such as San Diego and Colorado already deciding they're out of the playoff running and trying to dump payroll and stockpile prospects for the next few years, the Mets and Oakland Athletics are in a critical juncture of their seasons.
PALMDALE - A divided City Council has opted to wait two more weeks before deciding how to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Shelley Sorsabal.
That is one of Holmes' concerns, he says, in deciding whether to prosecute Earl Lindquist.
Could council members present research they read before deciding to fluoridate Los Angeles water?