choose

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈtʃuːz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/tʃuz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(cho̅o̅z)


Inflections of 'choose' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
chooses
v 3rd person singular
choosing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
chose
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
chosen
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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choose

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. choose a [meal, drink, partner, product]
  2. choose a [category, topic]
  3. choose your [options, settings]
  4. choose a [school, doctor, lawyer]
  5. choose [one] over [another]
  6. choose between [one] and [another]
  7. choose [an alternative, a different, another]
  8. choose from [hundreds, thousands]
  9. choose what [photos, information] you can see
  10. I choose you (for my team)
  11. please choose (one)
  12. choose for yourself
  13. choose [quickly, carefully, thoughtfully]
  14. chose the [best, nearest, cheapest] school
  15. [difficult, not easy, tough, easy] to choose
  16. [difficult] to choose just one
  17. she chose to [accept, stay, go, decline]
  18. should you choose to [accept]
  19. chosen from among [hundreds, thousands] (of)
  20. chosen to represent [her country, Great Britain]
  21. (has) chosen to remain anonymous
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