decide against (someone or something)

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decide against (someone or something)

1. To choose not to accept someone. Yes, Holly was a strong candidate, but we ultimately decided against her for the job.
2. To choose not to do something. I was so tired that I decided against going out with my friends tonight.
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decide against someone or something

to rule against someone or something; to make a judgment against someone or something. We decided against Tom and chose Larry instead. Jane decided against the supplier.
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Such statements were aimed at getting cases decided against us by pressurizing the courts.
'We will pay if the case is decided against us,' the representative added.
'If the court decided against us, we will move the Supreme Court,' he says.
It will become difficult for others and the court...The parliament will think that the apex court has always decided against us and 184(3) powers have reached a point where anyone can be disqualified, the parliament will look to amend it."
If the Supreme Court had decided against us, 6.3 million people in 34 states would have lost the financial subsidies that make their health insurance affordable.
two-month-old Craig, Moodie said: "The World Cup organisers decided against us, which is very disappointing.
If the tribunal had decided against us, the money would have had to be met from the charity's reserves and appeals.
"But in the end I decided against us having our own party as I thought we'd end up with a load of hangers-on.
"We would oppose the appeal and cross appeal on the issues that were decided against us," he said.