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settle upon (something)

To come to a decision about something; to determine or agree upon something. (A more formal version of "settle on something.") Well, gentlemen, if we're settled upon the terms of the agreement, then let us sign the contract without any further ado. It took some time, but Sarah and I finally settled upon an appropriate price for the house.
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Gradually the Thing sank lower and nearer to the ground until at length it came to rest within the beautiful gardens of Glinda, settling upon a velvety green lawn close by a fountain which sent sprays of flashing gems, instead of water, high into the air, whence they fell with a soft, tinkling sound into the carved marble basin placed to receive them.
Pellegrini's prime concern though is settling upon his strongest team and he warned West Ham fans they may need to be patient until he finds the winning formula.
Resolving that question and settling upon a general restoration strategy turn out to be agonizing tasks for government officials and citizens alike.
The research team tested ten known protective chemical nutrients found in foods like broccoli, grapes, apples, tofu, and turmeric root (a spice used in Indian curry) before settling upon six - Curcumin known as turmeric, Isoflavone from soybeans, Indo-3-Carbinol from cruciferous plants, C-phycocyanin from spirulina, Reservatrol from grapes, and Quercetin, a flavonoid present in fruits, vegetables, and tea.
The research team tested ten known protective chemical nutrients found in foods like broccoli, grapes, apples, tofu, and turmeric root (a spice used in Indian curry) before settling upon six - Curcumin known as tumeric, Isoflavone from soybeans, Indo-3-Carbinol from cruciferous plants, C-phycocyanin from spirulina, Reservatrol from grapes, and Quercetin, a flavonoid present in fruits, vegetables, and tea.
Chairman Debbie Matz said when the board revised the limit in 2010, it wrestled with settling upon an appropriate number and chose 200,000 thinking it could be revised if needed.
They include the role radio played in World War II, the use of radio as a tool of control and resistance, the difficulties national governments are having in settling upon the specifications of new digital technologies, and the viability of new business models being deployed by commercial radio broadcasters.
Hers is a life of layers settling upon each other in various configurations.
It will enable the company to provide a complete solution to the issue of business continuity from the initial consultation through to implementation, enabling local and national companies to fully identify their needs before settling upon a solution.
Four matches into the season, Blues are still settling upon a favoured formation and the personnel to fill it.
Several sites were researched before settling upon this location, said UCT Convention Services Manager Shannon Langford.