Phrasal Verbs

decide against

This page is about the phrasal verb decide against


to decide not to do something you were thinking of doing, or not to choose something or someone you were thinking of choosing

For example

  • decide against sth/sb We were thinking of opening an office in London, but we've decided against it because of the high cost of renting office space there.

  • decide against doing sth I'm glad to hear that you've decided against quitting your job.

Quick Quiz

David asked Joanna to marry him, and she decided against it because she

a. wanted to be with him forever

b. wasn't ready for marriage

c. loved him so much

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