decide among (someone or something)

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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 among (someone and someone else)

 and decide among (something and something else)
to choose from three or more people; to choose from three or more things. I couldn't decide among all the choices on the menu. I will decide among Fred, Tom, and Alice.
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Neither you nor any one can object to that way of deciding among us.
They compromised transparency by unilaterally deciding among themselves who will be bestowed the millions worth of media contracts without the proper procurement process,' La Vina said.
And since the publishers don't play much of a role in this merchandising, they have a difficult time deciding among themselves to provide digital copies.
Which means deciding among which of the numerous CDNs that are available, or whether you want to roll your own pop-up infrastructure in the cloud and which server platforms to use for it.
It's been gradual: from pan-Asian, Asian fusion and Asian-inspired to just deciding among Vietnamese, Korean, Tibetan and Burmese for dinner.
Sample chapter topics include: social choice functions, deciding among divisor methods, and solving zero-sum games.
The precaution, which came in late January, reads: "When deciding among the alternative treatments available for adolescents, clinicians should consider the increased potential (in adolescents as compared with adults) for weight gain and hyperlipidemia.
When deciding among mobile banking and payments solution providers, we selected ClairMail given their unique, best-of-breed capabilities, including two-way functionality across all three mobile user interfaces and their innovative Event Engine.
Unlike other atypicals on the market, the indications and usage section in ziprasidone's label (or package insert) includes the statement: "When deciding among the alternative treatments available for this condition, the prescriber should consider the finding of ziprasidone's greater capacity to prolong the QT/QTc interval compared to several other antipsychotic drugs.
His 13-year-old son, John, attends a private middle school and is deciding among the new magnet school, the LAUSD's Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies or the private Notre Dame High School.
They have a system for voluntarily deciding among themselves what new technologies they will embrace.
Assessment can help with the identification of a problem or problems, the generation of alternative ways to view the problems, and the process of deciding among interventions.
For example, MoReq cannot provide answers to such basic performance requirements as acceptable retrieval times which, in fact, are likely to be critical in deciding among otherwise suitable software applications.
The most difficult thing about this restaurant is deciding among the menu offerings.
Decision-making is frequently contentious involving: deciding among multiple favored choices, allocation of and surrender of resources, affirmed or deflated egos and reputations, expenditure of time and energy, and the agreement, support, and respect of others or the disagreement, mistrust, anger, and dismissal of others typically result from decision-making.