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.
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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
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When the chants came on one of her favourites happened to be chosen among the rest--the old double chant "Langdon"--but she did not know what it was called, though she would much have liked to know.
Proterra, along with other manufacturers, has undergone a testing and review process by the state of Virginia and was chosen among a pool of providers to help streamline local transit.
Will pick 15 players first and then the captain will be chosen among them
And so, across eight locations in Nigeria including Lagos, Calabar, Enugu, Benin, Ibadan, Warri, Abuja, and Port Harcourt, thousands of youths had flooded the venues with the hopes of being chosen among the finalists that would compete in the Big Brother House for the ultimate prize, as sponsored by Bet9ja.
ISLAMABAD -- The Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has, for the fifth consecutive year, been chosen among the 500 most influential Muslim personalities across the globe by Royal Islamic Strategic Studies Centre (RISISC), Jordan, and one among the five top in South Asia.
Saudi Arabia lost to North Korea 0-3 today, ranking third of its group but chosen among the best four third place occupiers among six competing groups.
They were chosen among 56 applicants in 31 countries, mostly national or state universities with courses in the Korean language.
Egypt was chosen among the top five banking markets in Africa in terms of growth and profitability, according to a study by management consulting firm McKinsey & Company.
Al-Zaabi told KUNA, that the winning photo was chosen among 25,000 photos that were submitted to the competition, dubbed the Wildlife National Journal of 2017, noting that the photo depicted a still moment of time.
Chosen among more than 26,000 universities worldwide, Birzeit University is among a list of 950 universities, making it the top university in Palestine and one ...
The program is expected to involve approximately 120 companies that will be chosen among GSA's largest suppliers.
Harry and Siedel said: "It was great honour to be shortlisted for the interview, as one of the four schools chosen among applications around the country."
"The next PM will be chosen among two candidates," he said without disclosing their names.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Middle-East Bio Researchers Company, the representative of the University of Tehran's Science and Technology Park, was chosen among the top five companies in ASPA Award ceremony.