choose (one) as (something)

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choose (one) as (something)

To select someone for a particular role or job. Whom has he chosen as his successor?
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

choose someone as something

to select someone to be something. We will choose her as our representative. I chose Sam as my assistant.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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