German translation of 'decide'
- (= take it into one's head)
⇒ what did you decide?(yes or no)
wie habt ihr euch entschieden?(what measures),
was habt ihr beschlossen?
⇒ did you decide anything?
habt ihr irgendwelche Entscheidungen getroffen?
⇒ I have decided we are making a big mistake
ich bin zu der Ansicht gekommen, dass wir einen großen Fehler machen
⇒ I'll decide what we do!
ich bestimme, was wir tun!
- (= take it into one's head)
⇒ to decide for/against sth
(sich) für/gegen etw entscheiden
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Example Sentences Including 'decide'
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Sometimes, a person decides not to proceed further.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
There are various ways of deciding if a person is really self-employed.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
They just decided not to take any notice.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
He also scored the winning try in the deciding match.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
How do you decide what something must be called?Times, Sunday Times (2006)
One day, we decided to think about getting a little bolthole of our own.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
But he danced through a sea of legs to decide the contest.The Sun (2011)
He decided not to contest the charge.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
He decided not to contest the retrospective charge.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
If only the contest could be decided this way and not in court.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
If the teams are still equal the match is decided by penalties.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
It is a match that will decide the unofficial world championship.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
More than that, embarrassed by the debacle at Gleneagles two years ago they actually decided to do something positive about it.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The boss and the chairman are going to decide.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
They decided to go for the lineout rather than the kick at goal.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
This was a big game but it's not going to decide our season.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
You have to decide about risk.The Sun (2017)
It was mainly about deciding to do it the biblical way.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
She was deciding what was about to happen.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Hardly anybody attends when it has something to decide on.The Sun (2015)
It would be for the devolved administrations to decide whether to match the guarantee.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Producers should consider letting the viewers decide who goes into the live shows.The Sun (2016)
She urges local care trusts to forget about money when deciding whether to offer the miracle treatment.The Sun (2006)
The recipient can then decide whether to contest it.Times, Sunday Times (2006)
We decided to go for it.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
We've just decided to be open and honest about it.The Sun (2013)
You just decide to do what you are going to do and let that speak for itself.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
You voted in the referendum and a very clear majority decided to do just that.The Sun (2016)
Like he just decided it would stop.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
Choose the right person, decide what you are going to say to them and choose the right moment.Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)
That happened partly because one person decided to expect the best.Christianity Today (2000)
So if the person you decide to purchase from is unlicensed, you should tread carefully.Superdog! Action plans that work for a happy and well-behaved pet (1990)
What have you decided to do about it?On the Edge: A History of Poor Black Children and Their American Dreams (1993)
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'decide' in Other Languages
British English: decide /dɪˈsaɪd/ VERB
If you decide to do something, you choose to do it.
She decided to do a secretarial course.
- American English: decide
- Arabic: يُقَرِّرُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: decidir
- Chinese: 决定
- Croatian: odlučiti
- Czech: rozhodnout (se)
- Danish: beslutte
- Dutch: beslissen
- European Spanish: decidir
- Finnish: päättää
- French: décider
- German: entscheiden (sich)
- Greek: αποφασίζω
- Italian: decidere
- Japanese: 決定する
- Korean: 결심하다
- Norwegian: bestemme
- Polish: zdecydować
- European Portuguese: decidir
- Romanian: a decide
- Russian: решать
- Spanish: decidir
- Swedish: bestämma
- Thai: ตัดสินใจ
- Turkish: karar vermek
- Ukrainian: вирішувати
- Vietnamese: quyết định
Translation of decide from the Collins English to German Dictionary