decide between (someone or something)

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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

decide between (someone and someone else)

 and decide between (something and something else)
to choose one from two people; to choose one from two things. I could not decide between Tom and Wally. We could not decide between those two.
See also: between, decide
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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References in classic literature ?
Let us for this day cease fighting; hereafter we will fight anew till heaven decide between us, and give victory to one or to the other; night is now falling, and the behests of night may not be well gainsaid.
At daybreak let Idaeus go to the ships, and tell Agamemnon and Menelaus sons of Atreus the saying of Alexandrus through whom this quarrel has come about; and let him also be instant with them that they now cease fighting till we burn our dead; hereafter we will fight anew, till heaven decide between us and give victory to one or to the other."
Priam bade me inquire further if you will cease fighting till we burn our dead; hereafter we will fight anew, till heaven decide between us and give victory to one or to the other."
"Decide between us -- between De Wardes and myself, Raoul."
These two gentlemen shall decide between us; but, first, I will state the case to them.
“I shall not dispute the matter, Judge Temple; this night will I go; and I invite the company to attend, and then let them decide between us.”
Kyrle," I said, "and we must wait till the events of the future decide between us. In the meantime, I am much obliged to you for the attention you have given to my statement.
It is something that we must decide between us, I do not want to be an impediment for my teammates or the club." Buffon, if the contract is renewed, would be in his 18th season defending the colors of Juventus and would be 41 years old and still wearing the colors 'bianconeri' as an active player.
"His statements were untrue and the court has to decide between us," he said.
Calderon said: "We need to sit down with him (Beckham), his representatives and with Real Madrid sporting director Predrag Mijatovic, look at this clause, and decide between us, but for me I would be delighted if he remained at the club.
Amid reports of a clause in the midfielder's contract with Galaxy that would permit Real to make the move, Calderon said: "We need to sit down with him (Beckham), his representatives and with (Real Madrid sporting director Predrag) Mijatovic, look at this clause, and decide between us, but for me I would be delighted if he remained at the club.