Engelsk ordbok



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Engelsk verb: choose

1. choose (om erkjendelse) pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningTake any one of these cards.
Choose a good husband for your daughter.
She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey choose him to write the letter


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)pick out, select, take


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkdecide, determine, make up one's mind


Mere spesifikke uttrykkadopt, anoint, assign, cream off, cull out, define, determine, dial, draw, elect, elect, empanel, espouse, excerpt, extract, field, fix, follow, go, impanel, limit, nominate, panel, pick, pick over, plump, propose, screen, screen out, set, set apart, sieve, sieve, sieve out, sift, single out, skim off, sort, specify, specify, take out, think of, vote, vote in, winnow

2. choose (om erkjendelse) select as an alternative over another


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningI always choose the fish over the meat courses in this restaurant.
She opted for the job on the East coast.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey choose him to write the letter


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)opt, prefer


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcop out, opt out


Kan forårsakecompare

3. choose (om erkjendelse) see fit or proper to act in a certain way; decide to act in a certain way


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe chose not to attend classes and now she failed the exam.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s that CLAUSE.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkevaluate, judge, pass judgment









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