deciding


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decide among (someone or something)

To choose someone or something from three or more options. We've had so many good candidates for the job that I'm having a very hard time deciding among them.
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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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Action: "Any justification at t for then deciding or intending to do A consists in the likelihood at t that so deciding or intending would further a desirable end E' (p.
Law enforcement administrators must think about more than just law enforcement objectives in deciding whether to use deception involving the media.
Schechter blames the city's hard line in defending certain values for the equally hard stance Judge Parness has taken in deciding recent certiorari cases, including One New York Plaza, which was upheld unanimously by the Appellate Division last month.