choose among (people or things)

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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.
See also: among, choose
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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.
See also: among, choose
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Forbes' editors chose among a list of companies that use blockchain platforms in business operations, had at least US$ 1 billion of valuation or sales, and those having operations in the United States.
Gum chewers chose among lemon square, root beer float and bananas foster in the balloting, which concluded November 12 with more than 1.3 million votes.
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Dubai, 15 Sept: The UAE has delayed the warding of its nuclear power station contract of $41 billion cost waiting to chose among all three bidders competing for the projects.
If the employer permits employees only to chose among tax-free benefits, the requirements of section 125, including the 25% concentration test, do not apply, and the company may offer fringe benefits, longterm care insurance, MSA contributions and other tax-free choices.
"The city needs so many major billion dollar investments that it's difficult to chose among all of them."