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01. They couldn't [decide] whether to have chocolate or vanilla ice cream.
02. We've [decided] to go to an Italian restaurant for supper.
03. She has [decided] to go travelling for a year before starting university.
04. The game was finally [decided] by a goal in the last minute of play.
05. She couldn't [decide] whether her husband was angry with her or just stressed out from work.
06. The boys have a [decided] advantage over the girls in the baseball game because they've been practising for weeks.
07. A [decision] will be made later this week after we've had a chance to look at all the reports.
08. She disagreed with the [decision] to cancel the party just because a couple of people couldn't make it.
09. Most of the financial [decisions] in our family are made by my mother.
10. The party's [decisive] victory in the election has ended all calls for a new leader.
11. He is a [decisive] person who is able to make the difficult choices this company needs.
12. You need to be more [decisive], instead of letting other people tell you what to do.
13. Her [decisiveness] and determination are sometimes seen as stubborness.
14. She is [decidedly] more relaxed now that she has been in the job for a while.
15. The plan was [decisively] rejected by management at this morning's meeting.
16. Choosing to have an abortion was the most difficult [decision] of her life.
17. The manager is now seen as somewhat [indecisive] and lacking in vision, so he'll probably be let go.
18. Liam Neeson was attending college in Belfast to become a teacher, when he changed his mind, and [decided] to become an actor.
19. Writer Arthur Conan Doyle first named his famous detective Sherrinford Holmes, before [deciding] on the name "Sherlock."
20. According to recent studies, women tend to take longer than men to make a [decision], but once they do, they are more likely to stick to it.
21. Joan Baez once observed that you don't get to choose how you're going to die, or when. You can [decide] how you're going to live now.
22. Joe Moore once suggested that before borrowing money from a friend, it's best to [decide] which you need most.
23. Neil Peart once noted that if you choose not to [decide], you still have made a choice!
24. Ben Stein once remarked that the first step to getting the things you want out of life is this: [Decide] what you want.
25. Marilyn Kennedy once stated that it's better to be boldly [decisive], and risk being wrong than to agonize at length, and be right too late.
26. Flora Whittemore once stated that the doors we open and close each day [decide] the lives we live.
27. Pam Shaw once noted that if you take too long in [deciding] what to do with your life, you'll find you've done it.
28. George Canning once stated that [indecision] and delays are the parents of failure.
29. Jim Rohn observed that you cannot make progress without making [decisions].
30. An Arab proverb states, "Let the sword [decide] only after the plan has failed."
31. A Japanese proverb notes that the day you [decide] to do it is your lucky day.
32. A Chinese proverb notes that a wise man takes his own [decisions]; the ignorant goes with the crowd.
33. Too many important [decisions] seem to be made by the wrong people, and for the wrong reasons.
34. In the 1980s, Iraq fought a bloody, [indecisive] war with Iran over disputed territory.

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