ADV. finally We finally decided to stay where we were. | sensibly, wisely He decided very wisely to keep his money rather than spend it.
VERB + DECIDE be able/unable to, can/can't, could (not) I can't decide what to do. | have to, must You will have to decide soon. | try to | be difficult to
PREP. against They decided against taking legal action | between It was difficult to decide between the various options. | in favour of They decided in favour of reducing the fees. | on/upon We're still trying to decide on a venue.
PHRASES decide for yourself She should be allowed to decide for herself. | the task of deciding sth The committee will have the task of deciding whether more cash should be made available. | to be decided The exact time of the meeting is still to be decided.