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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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Choosing among them, he presently found a sapling to his liking.
'For now, they are choosing among the three, one from Luzon (Angeles City), and in Mindanao (Iligan City Police Office), and for now the DCPO is competing to prove that we are worthy because it was considered as the best city police office for January 2017 to April 2018,' Tagum said.
Like all three models in the lineup, the Proof 03 ($185.95; www.primos.com) is designed to make choosing among photo, high-definition video and time-lapse modes simple via illuminated sliding switches.
Bratislava, Slovakia, Jumada I 14, 1435, March 15, 2014, SPA -- Slovak citizens are voting in a presidential election, choosing among 14 candidates to succeed Ivan Gasparovic in a largely ceremonial post, AP reported.
Moon Colorado offers the author's inside information on where to go, what to see, and how to get around the state, to choosing among the state's ski resorts.
"Choosing among government policies is simply not like choosing among flavors of ice cream.
Imhoff offers a thorough guide to choosing among, and, more importantly, avoiding, the often bizarre world of product packaging.
While the established Protestant and Catholic churches have "public corporation" status in Germany, enabling them to benefit from state religious tax collection in return for church provision of social services, Muslims' organizational structure has been deemed insufficiently hierarchical (and its groups too small or impermanent) to merit such status German officials maintain that they have no basis for choosing among the Muslim organizations in granting public corporation status, while Muslims argue that the failure to resolve this issue is indicative of German unwillingness to recognize Muslims' religious needs and place Islamic religious organizations at the same level as the Christian Churches.
Not this war or that war, no choosing among "just" and "unjust" wars.
IRS officials have informally suggested that future guidance may provide only one method of calculating an allowable loss, eliminating the current flexibility of choosing among various methods.
Sustainable Energy: Choosing among Options Jefferson W.
The Review Board's decision to transfer Tulikorpi to a medium security facility in 2000 was appealed by the Ontario government to the Ontario Court of Appeal, whereby the Court referred the matter to the Review Board for a rehearing saying that the requirement in the Criminal Code of "the least onerous and restrictive" only applied to choosing among three outcomes--an absolute discharge, discharge subject to conditions or detention in a hospital subject to conditions.
Choosing among them means taking into consideration the second variable in our learning system: the students.
For example, it could help people in finding insurance, choosing among employer or other insurance plans, choosing among local, mail-order, and Internet pharmacies, knowing about discount-card programs, dealing with Medicaid and other public benefits, using patientassistance programs, and knowing when it is better to fill a prescription out of pocket even if one has coverage.