Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Decide"

The meaning of "Decide" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does "She decided that she liked him." mean?
A: It means that, at first, she wasn't sure she liked him, but in the end something made her realize that she actually likes him.
Q: What does i decided to tag along (??) mean?
A: It means you decided to go somewhere with someone.

for example:

Your friend is going to the mall and you decided to tag along.

This means you decided to go with your friend to the mall.
Q: What does decide against mean?
A: To choose not to. "I would decide against drinking that water" is the same as "I would choose not to drink that water"
Q: What does ‎except for Lucky, who suddenly decided to go bald.exceptfor? mean?
A: It means that Lucky decided to do something different from everyone else. He was the only one who went bald.

As an example:
I like all flowers, except for roses.
This means I don't like roses, but I like all other flowers.
Q: What does decided mean?
A: Decided就是决定。这句话的意思大概是为了学新知识,他决定上一门跟他专业无关的课

Example sentences using "Decide"

Q: Please show me example sentences with decided.
A: I decided to go to the park
I decided to try to get accepted to Tokyo university
If she hadn't decided to gamble, we wouldn't have lost all of our money.
Q: Please show me example sentences with decide.
A: He decided to play it.
I've already decided it long ago.
Q: Please show me example sentences with I decided .
A: I decide to eat some fruit
Q: Please show me example sentences with I decide.
A: "I decided to stay with him."
"I decided I will go visit my family."
"What will I decide?"

Synonyms of "Decide" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between decide and assure ?
A: Decide means to select an option out of two or more options. Assure means to convince someone of something or persuade them.
Q: What is the difference between decide and determin ?
A: to decide = to choose from two or more options
They decided where to go for dinner.
He decided which shirt to wear.

to determine = to reach a conclusion about something; to establish the facts or truth about something
She determined, from his expression, that he was lying.
The police determined who committed the crime.
They determined where to go for dinner."

*They reached a conclusion about where to go for dinner. (If they were looking at the map and figuring out which restaurant was closest or cheapest, we might say “They determined where to go for dinner” but they also “decided” where to go for dinner.)
Q: What is the difference between I decided to go there and I decided going there ?
A: I don't think there is a real difference... If you use "to go" it insists on the action maybe, but with "going" you insist on the duration of the action. Not sure, it's just an idea
Q: What is the difference between deciding and decisive ?
A: Deciding is a present tense verb of decide.
Decisive is an adjective meaning "the ability to make decisions quickly and effectively".

"He is deciding whether or not to have beer with dinner tonight."
"Well, it might take him a while. He's not a very decisive person."
Q: What is the difference between decide on and decide to ?
A: Well you decide ON a noun that you have been pondering about

while you decide TO do a verb that you have been pondering about.

I decided on delivery (noun)
I decided to order(verb) delivery

Translations of "Decide"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? (when I’m deciding which to take,)どれにしようかな〜 (独り言)
A: As though you are debating what to buy at a store?

I usually mumble

Which one do I want...

Or

What do I want...
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I decided to get married rather than be single.
A: Sounds perfect to me. 👍🏻
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I decided staying abroad next Spring🌸
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? decide
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? "~다음에"
ex)sorry for 다음에 -ing 올 수 있다.
decide 다음에 to V가 와야 한다.
A: next time

Other questions about "Decide"

Q: I'm unable to decide for myself. does this sound natural?
A: It was the pronounciation of "un-" not "-able." It's mostly just your accent which you can't really change. It would be understandable to a native speaker though.
Q: I still can't decide which to choose better. does this sound natural?
A: "I still can't decide which to choose" or "I still can't decide which is better" sound more natural
Q: We decided when we will have the next meeting. does this sound natural?
A: It sounds a little bit unnatural, but still good! 🙌🏽 Try "we decided when the next meeting will be."

Your sentence is still good! You can say that sentence in many ways.
Q: They decide to bring down him. does this sound natural?
A: They decided to bring him down.
Q: I can't decide it yet does this sound natural?
A: I think you could say: "I can't decide yet." Or "I haven't decided yet."

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